PREVIOUS WINNERS

The 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Art Champion Award

Justice Albie Sachs

Diplomacy in the Arts Award

Pro Helvetia

Chairman’s Premier Award

Webber Wentzel

Cultural Tourism Award, supported by Nedbank

Gooderson Kloppenheim Country Estate Hotel - My Body My Space Public Arts Festival 2016

Increasing Access to the Arts Award

SA Taxi Foundation – SA Taxi Foundation Art Award

Beyond Borders Partnership Award

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited - Henri Matisse: Rhythm and Meaning Exhibition

Strategic Project Award

GE Africa Innovation Centre - GE Africa Innovation Centre Localisation and Industrial Design

Sponsorship In Kind Award

Classic FM South Africa (Pty) Ltd - The Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble’s Annual Concert in the Linder  

Development Award

Rand Merchant Bank - Kickstarter Creative Arts project

First Time Sponsor Award

Flanagan & Gerard Investments (Pty) Ltd - Springs Mall Artwork Project

Innovation Award

Friends of Johannesburg Art Gallery - The Evidence of Things Not Seen exhibition and Visible Tones online and social media public participation project

Media Sponsorship Award

M-Net and DStv - The Cape Town Carnival

Small Business Award

Mathews and Associates Architects cc - Cool Capital #saadjies

 

The 19th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Art Champion Award
Ravi Naidoo

Diplomacy in the Arts Award
U.S Embassy & Consulate in South Africa

Cultural Tourism Award, supported by Nedbank
Transnet SOC Ltd for National Arts Festival

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Royal Norwegian Embassy for Concerts SA

Beyond Borders Partnership Award
ABSA for Barclays L’Atelier

Strategic Project Award
PPC Ltd for PPC Imaginarium

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Meropa Communications for Moving into Dance Mophatong

Chairman’s Premier Award
First National Bank for the FNB JoburgArtFair

Development Award
Total South Africa (Pty) Ltd for The Buskaid Trust

First Time Sponsor Award
SA Taxi Foundation for SA Taxi Foundation Art Award

Innovation Award
Nando’s Chickenland (Pty) Ltd for Nando’s Heartfelt Celebration of South African Design

Media Sponsorship Award
Radio Sonder Grense (RSG) for RSG Kunstefees 2015

Small Business Award
Kirchhoff Professional Surveyors for Eland and Benko 2015 (#firegrazer) by Hannelie Coetzee

The 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Art Champion Award
Herman Mashaba

Diplomacy in the Arts Award
The British Council South Africa

Arts and Environment Award, supported by Nedbank
MayFord Seeds for the In Tune With Nature: The Dutch Evening, Last Night of the Proms, and Symphony Choir Concerts

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Nando’s Chickenland (Pty) Ltd. for The Chicken Run

International Sponsorship Award
Redefine Properties Limited for the Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble – UK Tour

Strategic Project Award
Rand Merchant Bank for War Horse

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc. for The Magnet Theatre Educational Trust’s Youth Training and Development Programmes

Chairman’s Premier Award
Rand Merchant Bank and The Handspring Puppet Company

Skills Support and Mentor of the Year Award
Francois Adriaan

First Time Sponsor Award
Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) for the Puku Story Festival

Innovation Award
PPC Cement (Pty) Ltd. for the Cool Capital PPC Public Bench Project

Media Sponsorship Award
SAfm for the SAfm Playwriting Competition

Small Business Award
African Music Instruments for the Access Music Project

Long Term Partnership Award
Standard Bank of South Africa Limited for the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz

The 17th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Innovation Award
Radio Sonder Grense RSG – RSG Kunstefees 2013

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Rand Merchant Bank – National School of the Arts Festival of Fame

Long Term Partnership Award, supported by Stephan Welz & Co.
Standard Bank of South Africa Limited – Standard Bank Jazz Festival, Grahamstown

Small Business Award
Buz Publicity – ASSITEJ SA

Sponsorship in Kind Award
Adams & Adams – Design Indaba

Arts & the Environment Award, supported by Nedbank
Siemens (Pty) Ltd – Tree of Wisdom

Diplomacy in the Arts
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Chairman’s Premier Award
Spier

Chairman’s Premier Award
Distell Foundation

First Time Sponsor Awards
Bidvest Group Limited for the Opening of the new Wits Art Museum

Innovation Award
PPC Ltd for Re-imagine Concrete: Suzaan Heyns Spring/Summer 2012

Media Sponsorship Award
Ukhozi FM for the Unyaka Wesethembiso Season 2

Single Strategic Project Award
adidas Originals South Africa for I ART JOBURG

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Europcar for Clowns Without Borders South Africa

Youth Development Award
Sasol Limited for the South African National Youth Orchestra and Rand Merchant Bank for the Durban Music School

First Time Sponsor Award
Auto & General Insurance Company Limited – Auto & General Theatre on the Square

International Sponsorship Award
Bank of America – Gerard Sekoto : Song for Sekoto Exhibition

Media Sponsorship Award
The Witness Newspaper – The Witness Hilton Arts Festival

Strategic Project Award
KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd – “We are KPMG”

Development Award
Redefine Properties (Pty) Limited – Buskaid Music Academy

Mentor of the Year
Dale Smith – Johannesburg Youth Orchestra Company

Art Champion Award
Dorothea Moors

Art Champion Award
Jack Ginsberg

Arts and Environment supported by Nedbank –

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Johannesburg Development Agency for the Diepsloot Public Artworks Programme

International Sponsorship Award
Norges Musikkorpes Forbund (Norwegian Band Federation) for the Field Band Foundation – Bands Crossing Borders

Mentor of the Year Award supported by Etana
Hilton Lawler for Assemblage

Small Business Award
Alexander Bar & Café – Alexander Upstairs

Long Term Partnership Award supported, by Stephan Weltz & CO.
ArcelorMittal South Africa for Southern Guild Collectable Design Gallery

Arts & Environment Award, supported by Nedbank
The uMngeni Municipality for the Nelson Mandela Capture Site

The 16th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Art Champion Award
Jack Ginsberg

Arts and Environment Award supported by Nedbank
The uMngeni Municipality for the Nelson Mandela Capture Site

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Johannesburg Development Agency for the Diepsloot Public Artworks Programme

International Sponsorship Award
Norges Musikkorpes Forbund (Norwegian Band Federation) for the Field Band Foundation – Bands Crossing Borders

Mentor of the Year Awards supported by Etana
Hilton Lawler for Assemblage

Small Business Award
Alexander Bar & Café – Alexander Upstairs

Long Term Partnership Award
ArcelorMittal South Africa for Southern Guild Collectable Design Gallery

Chairman’s Premier Award
Distell Foundation

First Time Sponsor Award
Bidvest Group Limited for the Opening of the new Wits Art Museum

Innovation Award
PPC Ltd for Re-imagine Concrete: Suzaan Heyns Spring/Summer 2012

Media Sponsorship Award
Ukhozi FM for the Unyaka Wesethembiso Season 2

Single Strategic Project Award
adidas Originals South Africa for I ART JOBURG

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Europcar for Clowns Without Borders South Africa

Youth Development Award
Sasol Limited for the South African National Youth Orchestra; & Rand Merchant Bank for the Durban Music School

The 15th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Art Champion Award
Mary Slack

Arts and Environment Award supported by Nedbank
Beacon Island Resort for Site_Specific

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Izwi Lomzansi 98.0 FM for Love in the Air

International Sponsorship Award
Nando‟s Chickenland Ltd for Nando‟s Art Collection

Mentor of the Year Awards supported by Etana
Alecia Nkadimeng for The Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative

Small Business Award
Pinpoint One Human Resource for Artist Proof Studio

Sustainable Partnership Award
Sasol for the Sasol New Signature Art Competition

Chairman’s Premier Award
Artist Proof Studio

First Time Sponsor Award
Hyundai Automotive South Africa for the MK Awards

Innovation Award
AngloGold Ashanti Limited for Streets of Gold – The Musical

Media Sponsorship Award
Izwi Lomzansi 98.0 FM for Love in the Air

Single Strategic Project Award
Interactive Africa for Acre Road – Your Street

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Magnetic Storm for Showtime Theatre Awards and Musical

Youth Development Award
Santam Limited for The Santam‟s Child Art Programme

The 14th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Art Champion Award
Benji Liebmann/Nirox Foundation

Arts and Environment Award supported by Nedbank
Pikitup for Tomorrow’s Joy by Such Initiative

First Time Sponsor Award
Youngblood Africa Culture Development for Remix Dance Company/Baxter Theatre Centre

Innovation Award
Brandhouse Beverages: Johnnie Walker for Johnnie Walker Celebrating Strides 2010 Awards: Welcome Msomi and Stable Theatre

Media Sponsorship Award
DeskLink Media/ CLASSICFEEL for Dance Umbrella

Single Strategic Project Award
Hollard Insurance Company Limited for Spier Architectural Arts

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Deloitte for Artist Proof Studio

Youth Development Award
Cell C for Durban Music School

Chairman’s Premier Award
The Keiskamma Trust

Diplomacy in the Arts Award
Goethe Institut South Africa / Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Pretoria Portland Cement Company Ltd for from the hip: kulumakahle – Tell-Tale Signs Schools Tour

International Sponsorship Award
Total South Africa Pty Limited for The Buskaid Trust

Mentor of the Year Award supported by Etana
Ilka Dunne (mentor to the National Eisteddfod Academy)

Small Business Award
Le Canard Restaurant for The South African Ballet Theatre (SABT)

Sustainable Partnership Award
Absa for SANAVA Absa L’Atelier

The 13th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Art Champion Award
Dick Enthoven

Innovation Award
Johannesburg Development Agency for the BRT Station Public Art Project

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
Plascon Paints SA(Pty) Ltd for Africa meets Africa: Ndebele women painting in the city

Sustainable Partnership Award
Standard Bank of South Africa for Standard Bank Young Artist Awards

Media Sponsorship Award
The Witness Printing and Publishing Company for the Witness Hilton Arts Festival

Small Business Award
The Movers Company also known as Bakgat Movers for the Suidoosterfees

Mentor of the Year Award
Hilton Lawler for –“Origins Centre Association‟

Chairman’s Premier Award
South African Schools Festivals and the Grahamstown Foundation, Standard Bank of South Africa and Sasol Ltd

First Time Sponsor Award
Kwelapele Investments (Pty) Ltd t/a Modern Autohaus BMW for the Mo-bil-ity: Artists in Residence

International Sponsorship Award
Air Liquide (Pty) Ltd for the Rendezvous Art Project

Sponsorship In Kind Award (Certificate)
Studio 5 for the Thuthuka Jewellery Development Programme

Single Strategic Project Awards
The Grand Daddy Hotel for „Daddy Bloom‟

Youth Development Award
Fairheads for the “UCT Clanwilliam Arts Development Project‟

The 12th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Premier Award
Field Band Foundation and its raft of business partners including De Beers, PG Group, PG Bison, Anglo American, Remgro/Venfin, Stefanutti Stocks,
Investec, KPMG and Ogilvy in Durban

First Time Sponsor Award
Rainbow Chicken Ltd for the Catelina Theatre

International Sponsorship Award
Standard Bank for Marlene Dumas Intimate Relations

Media Sponsorship Award
The Times for their Art Page

Sponsorship by a Small Business Award
Symfony Digital Solutions for Chew Magazine

Strategic Sponsorship Award
Sandton Business Improvement District for Sandton Central Arts Programme

Barloworld Artworks Mentor of the Year Award
Gary Ninow for Umcebo Trust and Yvette Nowell for Valued Citizen’s Initiative

Best Use of a commission of New Art
Industrial Development Corporation for Mobile Exhibition

Increasing Access to the Arts Award
First National Bank for the Joburg Art Fair and Exclusive Books for the Ndodeni Library

Long Term Development Award
Deutsche Bank Africa Foundation for Little Artists

Single Project Award
MTN for the South African Music Awards

Sponsorship in Kind Award
HCI Foundation for their support of the Baxter Theatre Centre

Youth Sponsorship Award
ABSA for Addicted to Life

The 11th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Best Use Of Commission of New Art Award
Sandton Central Management District for Sandton Central Illumination Project The Why Men

Increasing Access to the Arts Awards
Exclusive Books

Long Term Development Award
Pick n Pay for ‘The Zama Dance School’ in Gugulethu and Standard Bank for the „Standard Bank African Art Collection‟ at the University of Witwatersrand

Single Project Award
Rand merchant Bank for „The Magic Flute‟

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Primi World for „Primi Live‟

Youth Sponsorship Awards
TBWA \ Hunt \ Lascaris for Room 13

Barloworld Artworks Mentor of the Year Award
Gillian Crawford for working with Artist Proof Studio and Gail Lemmert for working with the National Children’s Theatre

First Time Sponsor Awards
Tsogo Sun for II Teatro and SA premier of The Lion King

International Sponsorship Awards
Telkom SA Ltd for „The Lion King‟

Media Sponsorship Awards
Talk Radio 702 for Africa Remix

Sponsorship By A Small Business Award
Coal Stove Productions for Off the Shelf

Strategic Sponsorship Award
Cell C for Cell C Gospel Festival

The Chairman’s Premier Award
Nando’s South Africa

The 10th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Best Use Of Commission of New Art Award
The Sunday Times for the Sunday Times Heritage Project

Increasing Access to the Arts Awards
Edgars for Edgars Music Series at the Bassline Jazz Club and Silke Financial Services for Ikwezi Art Centre

Long Term Development Award
PPC for the Owl House Foundation and Smuts Cottage

Single Project Award
Levi Strauss South Africa for Levi’s Young Guns

Sponsorship In Kind Award
CLASSICFEEL for „Young Woman Artists Series 2006and Deneys Reitz for pro bono legal advice to various arts projects

Youth Sponsorship Awards
Sanlam for Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature

Barloworld Artworks Mentor of the Year Award
Irma Albers of Distell, for working with From the Hip: Khulumakahle and Pamela Grayman, for working with Ballet Theatre Afrikan

First Time Sponsor Awards
Mogalakwena River Lodge for Synergy Contemporary Bead Art Exhibition and South African Police Service for Motswedi Literary Competition

International Sponsorship Awards
Standard Bank for Picasso and Africa

Media Sponsorship Awards
Die Burger (Media 24) for Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees

Sponsorship By A Small Business Award
Pinpoint One Human Resources for Artist Proof Studio

Strategic Sponsorship Award
ABSA for ABSA Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees

The Chairman’s Premier Award
No award made

The 9th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Best Use Of Commission of New Art Award
Legacy Group Holdings for Raphael Mural Art Project

Increasing Access to the Arts Awards
Cell C for Cell C – Sound of the City and Johannesburg Zoo for Edoardo Villa Exhibition at the Johannesburg Zoo

Long Term Development Award
PPC Cement for PPC Young Concrete Sculptors Awards

Single Project Award
RAU Trust for University Of Johannesburg Art Centre

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Premier Foods for Zindala Zombili

Youth Sponsorship Award
Primi World for Live at Primi

Barloworld Artworks Mentor of the Year Award
Gianni Mariano

First Time Sponsor Award
Renault SA (Pty) Ltd for Renault Art and Culture

International Sponsorship Award
Vodacom Group for „Unisa International Music Competition

Media Sponsorship Award
The Herald (Johnnic Communications Eastern Cape) for The Herald Showtime Awards & Revue

Sponsorship By A Small Business Award
Bean Bag Bohemia for „BBB Independent Museum/Gallery of Durban Culture and Peter Kroll Designer Tiles CC (Pk Tiles) for Swimming Pool Mosaic Project and Thengo Security Services for Bowadepro Writing and Acting Project

Strategic Sponsorship Award
SABC for Making Wave an Exhibition of work from the SABC Art Collection

The Chairman’s Premier Award
Hollard for the restoration and renewal of Villa Arcadia

The 8th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Best Use Of Commission of New Art Award
Anglo Gold Ashanti for Tall Horse

Increasing Access to the Arts Awards
National Port Authority for Port/Harbour Festival in Port Elizabeth

Long Term Development Award
Spier Holdings for Spier Arts Summer Season

Single Project Award
De Beers Consolidated Mines for „The Gerard Sekoto Foundation Murals Project

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Crown Relocations for Cow Parade SA

Youth Sponsorship Award
South African Rights Organisation for SAMRO Endowment for the National Arts (SENA) Music and Study Award Scheme

First Time Sponsor Award
Clear Channel Independent for Art of Humanity Breaking the Silence HIV/AIDS billboard campaign and Deutsche Bank for Little Artists Project and Exhibition

International Sponsorship Award
Nando’s Chicken Restaurants UK

Media Sponsorship Award
Clear Channel Independent for Art Humanity Breaking the Silence HIV/AIDS billboard campaign and Umhlobo Wenene FM for Joyous Celebration

Sponsorship By A Small Business Award
Daddy buy me a pony (a 9November Union Company) for Out in Africa South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Strategic Sponsorship Award
Cell C (Pty) Ltd for C for the City

The Chairman’s Premier Award
Cell C (Pty) Ltd

The 7th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, supported by Anglo American

Best Use Of Commission of New Art Award
SAFM, an SABC Radio Station for The Gerard Sekoto Foundation

Increasing Access to the Arts Awards
Golden Arrow Foundation for the Artscape Theatre Centre

Long Term Development Award
MultiChoice Africa for MultiChoice Vuka! Awards

Single Project Award
Brett Kebble for The Brett Kebble Art Awards and MTN Group Ltd for Rorke’s Drift: Empowering Prints Exhibition

Sponsorship In Kind Award
Gensec for the National Eisteddfod Academy – Di Konokono Festival

Youth Sponsorship Award
altex Oil for Isicathamiya High School Choir Competition

First Time Sponsor Award
Big Bang Down Clothes & General Dealer for Hlanganani-Kopanang Theatre and Hadeco (Pty) Ltd for The Tulip Festival Concert

Media Sponsorship Award
Yfm for Mafikizolo & BOP – Kalawa Jazzmee

Sponsorship By A Small Business Award
Colletts Pharmacy for Amahlathi Arts & Culture Festival

Strategic Sponsorship Award
DaimlerChrysler South Africa for DaimlerChrysler Art Awards

The Chairman’s Premier Award
President Thabo Mbeki