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Artist First commissions are made possible with the generous support of

Kaye & Paul Beeston
Rebecca Carbin
Jane Corkin
Popsy & Bob Johnstone
David & Erica Neligan
Nuyten Dime Foundation
Jeanne Parkin & Jennifer Parkin
Donna & Robert Poile
Victoria Taylor
Morden Yolles

Artist First is a Mercer Union commissioning platform that formalizes and expands one of our core practices as an artist-run centre: to create milestone opportunities for artists through the production and commissioning of new artworks. To learn more about Artist First click the link here.


We gratefully acknowledge our 2021-22 Members, Patrons, and Funders

Mercer Visionaries $10,000+
Nuyten Dime Foundation
Donna & Robert Poile

Mercer Leaders $5,000+
Kaye & Paul Beeston
Jane Corkin
Jeanne Parkin & Jennifer Parkin

Mercer Patrons $1,000+
Matt Meagher
David & Erica Neligan
Victoria Taylor
Morden Yolles

Mercer Partners $500+
Femi Adeyinka
Rebecca Carbin
Christie Kirchner
Popsy & Bob Johnstone
Bruce Palmer

Mercer Catalysts $250+
Paul Braithwaite
Anouchka Freybe & Scott Connell
Geoffrey Gibson
Sarah Heim
Mary Henderson
Aaron Kurts & Meghan Pohl
Yaniya Lee
Karen Mills
Teresa & Pino Paoli
Carly Whitefield

Mercer Sustainers $100+
Anonymous (2)
Kanwal Aftab
Peter Blendell
Therese Bolliger
Joseph Borowiec
Nicholas Boshart
Stephanie Burdzy
Roger Chaplin
Nicole Cropley
Mimi Fullerton
Miles Gertler
Ken Goldberg
Gillian Harris
Rahna Moreau
Paulo & Josie Rizzuto
Melissa & Chris Routley
Jennifer Simaitis & Stefan Hancherow
Derek Sullivan
Gaëtane Verna