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COMMITTEE, PATRONS & SUPPORTERS

TAX STATUS

Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival is a not-for-profit organisation; our Executive Committee and the majority of our Operations Team are volunteers. Donations to our organisation are welcome and are tax deductible.

ORGANISERS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2021

President – Graham Skeates
Vice President – Laura Heslop-Shaw
Secretary – Michelle Opie
Treasurer & Public Officer – Rick Jirsch
Vineyard Representatives – Jane Hamshere, Laura Heslop-Shaw
Committee Members – Chris Books, Susan Leith-Miller, Alice Parsons, Michael Winnick, Jennifer Winten


AMBASSADOR

Armando Percuoco


OPERATIONS TEAM 2021

Festival Director – Susan Leith-Miller
Curator – Wendy Black
Assistant Curator – Stephanie Vella
Senior & Sales Coordinator – Jennifer Winten
Volunteer Coordinator – Alice Parsons
Catalogue Editor – Jennifer Winten
COVID Marshall – Meg Berg
Gallery Coordinators – Annette Crowther, Merryn Kennedy, Ellen Mariner & Heather McMullen
Assistant Curators – Deb Harrod, Ellen Mariner, Heather McMullen, Giles Tester, Samantha Tucker, Willem van Zanten
Content Writer – Nicholas Glover
Social Media – Stephanie Vella & Natalie Moore
Media – Carley Tucker
Graphic Design & Website – Gay Hodge
Catalogue Advertisement Sales – Ros McCool


THANK YOU

A big thank you to all our patrons, sponsors, supporters and friends especially those foundation donors, denoted below as (fd), who helped last year as well. Without your generosity Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival would not be possible.

PATRONS (donations of $5000+)

Noyce Brothers Wine (fd)
Robertson’s Remedial and Painting (fd)
Stonehurst Wines (fd)
Undercliff Winery (fd)
Wollombi Tavern (fd)


SPONSORS (donations of $2500+)

Redleaf Wollombi (fd)
Sandy McIntyre and Ian Kerr (fd)


SUPPORTERS (donations of $1000+)

Great Northern Trading Post (GNTP)
Winmark Wines (fd)


PLATINUM FRIENDS (donations of $500+)

Hollybrook Accommodation and Retreat
Ant and Alice Parsons (fd)
Winten Family (fd)


GOLD FRIENDS (donations of $250+)

Meg Berg
Michelle Opie
Somewhere Unique


SILVER FRIENDS (donations of $100+)

Terry Boyle (fd)
Maggie Browne (fd)
Paul and Sharon Groves
Shawna Hartley
Merryn and David Kennedy
Loris and Lindsay Self (fd)

DONATIONS

Wollombi Tennis and Sports Association – $1,000 (fd)
Wollombi Valley Progress Association – $2,000 (fd)
Wollombi Valley Arts Council – $1,000


GRANTS

Cessnock City Council – $3,000 (fd)
Wollombi Valley Chamber of Commerce – $1,000


PARTNERS

Blender Gallery
Girri Girra Aboriginal Experiences
GoGet Car Share
Grape Experience Tours
Greenway Wines
Hunter Valley Escapes
Sands Promotions
Squiggle – Graphic and Website Design
St Michael’s Church
The Endeavour Museum
Twine Collective
Will Sadler – Old Wollombi Dance Hall
Wollombi Real Estate
Wollombi Stays
Wollombi Valley Arts Council
Wollombi Valley Chamber of Commerce


MEDIA PARTNER

Hunter & Coastal Magazine
Newcastle Herald
ABC Radio


Sculpture displayed above: Fissure – David Ball. Photo courtesy of Chris Southwood.