Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust Patrons

We are now launching WBGT Patrons in order to further our financial support for young artists, art historians, and curators through residencies and targeted bursaries, and to enable Collection-focused projects to secure Barns-Graham’s work for future generations (including conservation, photography, digitisation, research, and publications). In the past twelve years the Trust has donated artworks and financial support to the value of over £1million.

Three paintings grouped on an orange background. From left to right: an abstract composition of randomly arranged small squares in browns and oranges on a red background; an abstract composition with squares of varying sizes in orange, green, black and white; a narrow vertical composition of loose brushstrokes in black, brown, red and white.

Join As A Patron

Find out more about the Patrons Scheme and how to join in our Patron’s leaflet.

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Barnaloft Studio, 1985. WBG working on an oil painting Summer Painting No.2 which is in the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust collection (BGT463). Photo: David Crane.


Our Patrons will enjoy the following benefits:

  • An annual Patrons event
  • Opportunity to visit the Trust by appointment
  • Invitation to select exhibitions and events
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • 10% discount in our online shop

Our Patrons support

Painting in loose brushstrokes of rooftops with tall chimneys and a harbour behind.

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Progression 1965 oil on hardboard 197.5 x 121.5 cm BGT473

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