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.


FIFTY SQUARED ART PRIZE 2020 - Brunswick Street Gallery

Congratulations to JACOB TCHERNA

The winner of the People’s Choice Award Derivan Prize as selected by public vote by visitors to the Fifty Squared Art Prize.

Landscape, Jacob Tcherna, acrylic on canvas, 50x50cm.
WINNER: Clean the pantry or paint by Eve Pitt


Congratulations to Eve Pitt with Clean the pantry or paint for Winning the Derivan Prize at the 2019 Glebe Art Show this year. Close to 400 people attended with Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney and Jamie Parker, State Member for Balmain presenting prizes.

The list of winners is up on our website and the full

catalogue of 2019 artworks is available at

Leukaemia Foundation @ LIGHT THE NIGHT

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


@ 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”.

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.


Danielle Mate Sullivan

& WINYA Furniture

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

Danielle Mate Sullivan @ SALONE DEL MOBILE IN MILAN


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 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.