Derivan remains an Australian-owned family business and our commitment is to support both the Arts Community that supports us and the larger community.

To do this we proudly sponsor a number of arts-related projects. See below for some sponsorship highlights.


Derivan is extremely honoured to be sponsoring this years Light the Night lantern walk for the Leukaemia Foundation. Click on the link above for more information about this wonderful fundraiser.

Antonia Perriconemrljak

2019 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair

Derivan was excited to sponsor the talented Antonia Perriconemrljak, creating a masterpiece at the 2019 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair - from 12 - 15 of September at Carriageworks. 



Every City Needs Lungs - by Kate Gradwell

Every City Needs Lungs - by Kate Gradwell

@ Gallery 307 Art School

Congratulations to Kate Gradwell for winning the Derivan Award for Excellence in Acrylics for her work titled “Every City Needs Lungs”.

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tafe nsw art prize

Since 1964, Derivan has been committed to providing the arts community with the world’s finest-quality artist acrylic colours and medium, proudly manufactured in Sydney Australia.

Derivan is proud to be partnering with TAFE NSW to offer this inaugural art prize, supporting the next generation of emerging artists. Derivan has a long association with TAFE NSW.

This prize is open to all current and past TAFE NSW students, enrolled post January 2018.

TAFE NSW Art Prize

Jody Graham

@ Chrissie Cotter Gallery

Derivan was happy sponsors for Pee in a Wetsuit or Take a Long Hot Spa is a performance exhibition, generating artwork with drawing tools created from discarded material found in alleyways, parks and similar destinations. 



at the Sydney Swans Red Day, May 19th 2019.

Derivan Supporting Redkite and Sydney Swans for a incredibly important fundraiser helping Children and young people with Cancer. go to https://www.redkite.org.au/events/swans-red-day-2018 for more details

Danielle Mate Sullivan @ SALONE DEL MOBILE IN MILAN

Danielle Mate Sullivan @ SALONE DEL MOBILE IN MILAN

Danielle Mate Sullivan

& WINYA Furniture

Team up with Derivan to paint live at the Salone del Mobile in Milan Italy, this April 2019.



Derivan are sponsors of this wonderful Multiplatform community project.

“Unbroken is a unique multi-artform project that celebrates a group of Australians who have embraced their imperfections and discovered strength in their traumas.
With a strong focus on inclusivity, ten diverse individuals share deeply moving stories of vulnerability and resilience, bringing attention to many current social issues such as loss, body image, sexuality and gender, disability, racism, mental illness, asylum seeking and sexual assault.”

go to https://australianculturalfund.org.au/projects/unbroken-an-exhibition/ for more details


For Sponsorship product request enquiries, please fill out this form:

Derivan proudly supports the efforts of local communities in relation to the arts, and as such we are willing and able to offer sponsorship for education institutions, community projects or other not for profit or charity organisations. *Because of the number of applications we receive, we are not able to fulfil all donation requests.

If there is anything further, you would like to add, please include it in the comments section at the end of the form. Complete this form a minimum of six weeks before your event and any print of advertising deadline. Allow a response time of 10 working days following receipt of your completed form.

If your sponsorship request is successful documentation (photos, articles, prize winner details) must be supplied. *To be used on Derivan’s Sponsorship Page and Derivan’s social platforms.