Our Supporters

Thank you to our funders, patrons, sponsors and supporters

Public Investment and Lottery Funding

Kent County Council
Arts Council England
The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Thanet District Council

Patrons and Generous Supporters

Anne Berthoud
Jenny and Nigel Cartwright
Pam Cashin
Sam Causer
Mac and Jill Cochrane
Tracey Emin
Francis and Camilla Fitzgibbon
Emily and Matthew Flowers
Alan and Diana Forrest
Chris and José Gibbs
Mary Godden
Carol Goodall
John Harvey and Kerry Millett
Peter Hawkes
Daniel Hiester
George and Vicki Jessel
Ali Kenny


Merryn Leslie and Carl Freedman
Sir Graeme Odgers
Ian and Juliet Odgers
Professor Simon Ofield-Kerr
Richard and Amicia Oldfield
Maureen Paley
Ian Pettman
Thea Scott
Peter Selman
The Countess Sondes
Clive and Brigitte Stevens
John Westwood
J and T Williams
Maggie Wilkinson
Maz Wilton
Sarah Wyld

Corporate Sponsor





Corporate Patrons and Supporters

Capital Group
Cristea Roberts Gallery
Crown Fine Art
del Renzio & del Renzio
Moosejaw Woodworks
Shepherd Neame
University for the Creative Arts
University of Kent

Trusts and Foundations

Art Fund
Chartered Accountants’ Livery Charity
Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust
Diana Edgson Wright Charitable Trust
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Freelands Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation


Henry Moore Foundation
John S Cohen Foundation
Lawson Trust
Loveday Charitable Trust
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Wates Foundation
The Worshipful Company of Grocers

Catalyst Endowment Donors

Arts Council England, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Antony Hornby Charitable Trust, Stuart Atkinson & Kiel Shaw, Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation, Elizabeth Brooks, Nigel & Jenny Cartwright, Chapel Down Winery, Jill Cochrane & Michael Todd, Thomas Croft, Crown Fine Art, Mark Dance, Tamsin Dillon, Discovery Park, Tracey Emin, Alan Figgis, E-Len Fu, Fujifilm Speciality Ink Systems, Sir Roger Gale, Mary Godden, John Harvey & Kerry Millett, Helen Hayes, Sarah Hohler, HR Pratt Boorman Family Foundation, Sarah Hues, George & Vicki Jessel, John Kampfner & Lucy Ash, Roly Keating, Loveday Charitable Trust, Tom Maddison, Catherine & David Manning, Mary Moore, Moosejaw Woodworks, Sir Graeme Odgers, Overstone Fund, Midge Palley, Victoria Pomery, Roger de Haan Charitable Trust, Piers Sanders, Thea & Douglas Scott, Peter Selman, Nicola Shaw, Shepherd Neame, Andrew Somers, The Countess Sondes, Evelyn Stern, Clive Stevens, Fiona Sunley, Lady Juliet Tadgell, Thanet District Council, Robin Vousden, Neil Webster, John Westwood, Jonathan Wilmot, Maz Wilton, Sara Woodward

Founding Patrons and Supporters

Graham and Anita Alexander, Allan Willett Foundation, Stuart Atkinson and Kiel Shaw, The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation, Clore Duffield Foundation, Giorgina and Michael Djanogly, Tracey Emin, John Erle-Drax, Wendy Fisher, Francis and Camilla Fitzgibbon, Foyle Foundation, Gallagher Group Ltd, Penny Govett, Robin Haddon and Carol Wilcox, Hazel Wood Charitable Trust, HR Pratt Boorman Family Foundation, John S Cohen Foundation, Ben Jupp and Helen Hayes, Daniel and Gry Katz, Catherine and David Manning, Monument Trust, Sir Graeme Odgers, Richard and Amicia Oldfield, Victoria Pomery, Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, School of Arts, University of Kent, Shepherd Neame, John and Kay Shipton, Emma Soames, South East England Development Agency, Tim and Sophia Steel, Sunley Family, Lady Juliet Tadgell, Sir Christopher and Lady Wates