Gertrude would like to acknowledge and thank our generous supporters, patrons, sponsors and programming partners whose support enables us to continue building the careers of Australia’s contemporary artists.
Core funding support
Gertrude Contemporary is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria; the Australia Council, the Federal Government's arts funding and advisory body; and through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.
Gertrude Contemporary's Contemporary Art on the Road (CAOTR) and core education program ARTNOW are supported by the Department of Education and Training Strategic Partnerships Program funding (SPP).
The 2021 Gertrude Glasshouse Program is supported by the City of Yarra.
Gertrude Contemporary is supported by the City of Darebin through Darebin Arts as Key Cultural Organisation
Gertrude Glasshouse is generously supported by Michael Schwarz and David Clouston.
Gertrude patrons and donors
Our patrons and donors include:
Michael and Janet Buxton
Michael Schwarz and David Clouston
River Capital Foundation
Gordon and Emma Thomson
Sarah and Ted Watts
We also gratefully acknowledge our patrons and donors who choose to be anonymous, as well as those who supported our programs through the purchase of a Gertrude Edition and in on-site contributions.
Yanni Florence has sponsored Gertrude as a Graphic Designer since 2000.
Proclaim have been a sponsor of Gertrude Contemporary’s flagship Octopus exhibition since 2004.
Gertrude Residency Partner
The Gertrude Contemporary Studio Residency Program is organised in conjunction with the Norma Redpath Studio, which is facilitated by the Centre of Visual Art (CoVA), The University of Melbourne.
Gertrude is a proud member of Contemporary Arts Organisations Australia. Established in 1995, CAOA is a national network of fourteen public, independent, non-collecting contemporary art organisations from all Australian states and territories that advocates for the small-to-medium contemporary visual arts sector in Australia. For more information please click here.