Incomplete tapestry on the loom, designing artist David Noonan, title, Untitled woven by Sue Batten, Amy Cornall and Cheryl Thornton.

The Tapestry Foundation of Australia

The Tapestry Foundation of Australia (formerly the Tapestry Foundation of Victoria) was established by the ATW in 1995 and is maintained exclusively for public charitable purposes that enable and encourage the development of tapestry in Australia.

Among the Foundation's many achievements is the Tapestry Foundation Embassy Collection that places tapestries designed by Indigenous artists in major Australian Embassies and High Commissions around the world. Please click on the links below to explore the Tapestry Foundation Embassy Collection

Australian Embassy, Tokyo

Australian Embassy, Beijing

Australian High Commission, New Delhi

Australian Embassy, Washington D.C.

Australian Embassy, Paris

Australian Embassy, Rome

Australian Embassy, Dublin

Australian Embassy, Holy See

Australian High Commission, Singapore

The Foundation has formed affiliations with other significant cultural organisations, such as the National Gallery of Victoria, through its support of the Roger Kemp Suite of tapestries.


Foundation Trustees and Executive Committee

Janet Calvert-Jones AO, Chairman and Trustee 

David Pitt, Trustee

Anne Robertson, Trustee

Peter Walsh, Trustee


Emeritus Trustee

Baillieu Myer AC 


By donating to the Tapestry Foundation of Australia, you help support important tapestry projects and ensure the survival of this rare art form. Donations to the Tapestry Foundation of Australia over $2 are tax deductible.


To learn more about how you can help the support the ATW, please click here