Biennale of Sydney

Join Our Giving Community

Be part of the deeply connected, arts-loving community that supports the Biennale of Sydney. There are so many ways you can have an impact. Support individual programs including artist projects or education or give to the area of greatest need.

In appreciation of your generous contribution, as a patron you will enjoy special access to artists and curators, experience talks with diverse guests and topics, tour private collections, and get insider perspectives on how our epic exhibitions are produced.

The Biennale is made possible through the commitment of generous supporters who share our belief that art should be accessible to all.

Join Our Giving Community

Become a patron by making a donation online or contact Liz Malcolm, Philanthropy Manager.

Stories from Our Supporters

Patrons of the Biennale of Sydney

Founding Governor

  • Franco Belgiorno-Nettis AC CBE

Founding Patrons

  • The Belgiorno-Nettis Family
  • Transfield Holdings

Principal Patron

  • The Neilson Foundation


  • Andrew Cameron AM and Cathy Cameron
  • Oranges & Sardines Foundation
  • Roslyn and Tony Oxley
  • Penelope Seidler AM

Benefaction and Events Committee

  • Johanna Featherstone (Convenor)
  • Emilya Colliver
  • Patrick Johnson
  • Timothy Klingender
  • Ruby Langton-Batty
  • Clinton Ng
  • Maurice Terzini
  • Alyce Tran
  • Rachel Verghis
  • Chris Wirasinha


  • GrantPirrie Private
  • David Hazlett
  • The Medich Foundation
  • Kate Mills
  • Vicki Olsson
  • John Wardle


  • Susan Acret and James Roth
  • Julian Knights AO
  • Ginny and Leslie Green
  • Robyn Martin-Weber
  • Lizanne Knights
  • Mark and Louise Nelson


  • Alcaston Gallery
  • Brook Andrew
  • Claire Armstrong and John Sharpe
  • Sigurdur Arngrimsson
  • The Berg Family Foundation
  • Teresa and Andre Biet
  • Julia Booth
  • Alex Bowen and Catherine Sullivan
  • Natalia Ottolenghi Bradshaw
  • carlier | gebauer, Berlin/Madrid
  • Suzi Carp
  • Geoffrey Cassidy and Mark Baxter
  • Geoff Charnock and Giovanni Munoz
  • The Chartwell Trust
  • Emilya Colliver
  • Aud and Paolo Cuniberti
  • Sally Dan-Cuthbert
  • James Darling AM and Lesley Forwood
  • Richard and Harriett England
  • Anne Flanagan
  • Barbara Flynn
  • Heidi Forbes
  • Julian and Stephanie Grose
  • Stephanie and Ian Hardy
  • Amanda Harkness and Karen Barrett
  • Geoffrey Hassall
  • Susan Hilliard and Shane Allen
  • Susan Hipgrave and Edward Waring
  • Neil Hobbs and Karina Harris
  • Mark Hughes
  • Dr Michael Joel AM and Anna Joel
  • Patrick Johnson
  • Timothy Klingender
  • Annette Larkin
  • Elizabeth Laverty
  • Lewin Foundation
  • Lisson Gallery
  • Amanda and Andrew Love
  • Frederick McDonald
  • Jan Minchin
  • Galerie Nathalie Obadia
  • Lisa and Egil Paulsen
  • Emma Perera
  • Judith Pini
  • Elizabeth and Philip Ramsden
  • Justine and Damian Roche
  • Andrew Rothery and Julia Champtaloup
  • Salon 94
  • Gosia Schild
  • Vivienne Sharpe and Tim McCormick
  • Rena Shein and David Hendler
  • Lawrence Smith and Anthea Williamson
  • Station Gallery
  • Georgie and Alastair Taylor
  • Alenka Tindale
  • Alyce Tran
  • Tea Uglow
  • Rachel Verghis
  • White Cube
  • Chris and Sonya Wirasinha
  • Di Yeldham and Ali Yeldham
  • And those patrons who wish to remain anonymous