Art Farm's Sculpture Prize is supported by generous community sponsors.
Our community-based approach to prize funding more authentically reflects the values of Art Farm, broadens our base and gives more people a chance to be part of the project.
Perks for being part of “Friends of Art Farm’ Sponsor Program:
- An invitation to the Sculpture Prize Opening Event each year: a special opportunity to view the new sculpture exhibition / trail and hear artist talks includes food, wine and music.
- Free venue hire for small events
- Unlimited visits to Art Farm
- Logo acknowledgement in our program and website
If you'd like to renew your sponsorship, or know someone else who might, just send us a quick email with the heading 'Sign me up!' to info(at)artfarmbirchsbay.org.au.
We are privileged to have ongoing support from Kingborough Council, our local council. Kingborough Council sponsor an acquisition award consisting of $2,500 each year with the chosen sculpture being permanently exhibited in the Kingston Wetlands Sculpture Trail.
Five Bob Farm (Diemen Pepper)
The home of Art Farm Birchs Bay and Diemen Pepper, Five Bob Farm sponsor an acquisition award each year. The acquisitions become part of the permanent collection exhibited around the farm and on the trail. The acquisitions can be viewed all year-round at Art Farm Birchs Bay.
Australian Tourism Legend Robert Pennicott and his team of passionate local guides have been sharing Tasmania with travellers since 1999. Our award winning journeys highlight spectacular scenery, wildlife, food and wine at destinations such as Bruny Island and Tasman Island.
West Winds Community Centre
Located in Woodbridge, West Winds supports the community from Snug to Verona Sands. The centre provides essential services such as community transport and facilities a range of activities from the community shed to the gym and much more. Art Farm Birchs Bay is privileged to be partnered with West Winds to support the arts in the South Channel.
Nestled on four acres of waterfront headland in the southern Tasmanian village of Woodbridge and only 10min before Art Farm Birchs Bay. Peppermint Bay is a world-class bistro open 7 days for dining and coffee. Departing from the tourist hub of Sullivan’s Cove in Hobart, the Peppermint Bay cruise takes in harbour and city views, the River Derwent and its magnificent estuary, slicing its way along the stunning d’Entrecasteaux Channel, arriving in the near-pristine waters of Peppermint Bay, Woodbridge. Cruise guests enjoy a 3-course lunch at Peppermint Bay before the return trip to Hobart.
RJ Newton & Associates
RJ Newton & Associates are small business accounting specialists located in Kingston, Tasmania. Offering specialist services in Accounting, Taxation, Superannuation, Business Sale and Acquisitions and Business Performance Improvement, their sponsorship began in 2022.
Thank you to Adrian Pyrke + Mary Maher, John De Paoli + Manu Iseppe, The Woodbridge Community Association, Sam Ward, Mike and Brenda McLarin, Paul Liggens, Liz and Joe Brogno, Mike McClusky + Ulrike Hora, Gill Ward, Steve + Maryjean Wilson, Sue Small, Mewstone Wines, Mary Read, Rowena + Tim Bond, Kate + Peter Tenni, Bobbi + Peter Whaley, Stan + Daniela Shepperd, Anna Read, Ian + Lee Johnston, Doug Mosenthal, Teresa Hinton + Keith Jacobs, Emily Allen