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Artist CV

BORN

Poland, London, UK 2004 – 09, Melbourne, Australia since 2009

COLLECTIONS

State Library of Victoria, Ballarat Arts Foundation, Museum of Democracy at Eureka + private collections worldwide

EDUCATION

2021 Mastering Digital Project Management
2018 Gippsland Community Leadership Program
2014 Ballarat Community Leadership Program
2012-2014 Multicultural Ambassador of Ballarat
2010 Cert IV Small Business Management, Ballarat
2008 Higher National Diploma in Photography | London Metropolitan University
1998 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism | Czńôstochowa, Poland

ART RESIDENCIES

2018 BOAA Biennale of Australian Art | Ballarat Mining Exchange
2013 Under the Floorboards | Uniting Care Ballarat
2013 We R You Paste-up Project, City of Ballarat

AWARDS

2022 Finalist | Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women
2018 Finalist | Cambridge Studio Gallery Portrait Prize
2018 Finalist | Art Lovers Australia Prize
2018 Finalist | Contemporary Art Awards
2017 Finalist | Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women
2017 Winner 3rd Prize | Airbnb, Fear of Flying story
2016 Finalist | Eureka Art Prize
2015 Finalist | The Maggie Diaz Photography Prize
2014 Winner | Eureka Art Prize
2014 Finalist | Bowness Photography Prize MGA Gallery, Melbourne
2014 Finalist | Head On Photo Festival Portrait Category Sydney
2013 Winner CCP Leica Salon Most Humorous Image Award | Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2013 Winner Eureka Art Prize | Ballarat Arts Foundation 
2012 Honourable Mention Fine Art Black & White Spider Awards
2012 Published Finalist¬†‚ÄėMy migration. Moja Emigracja‚Äô¬†book¬†ISBN

2008 Winner End of Year Best Photo Competition, AOP Gallery London UK

GRANTS

2022 State of Change: documenting COVID-19 pandemic in regional VIC
2020 Focus on Country Victoria: Regional & rural stories
2017 Paste up Photography Project Grant, East Gippsland
2013 Under the Floorboards Photography grant, Uniting Care Ballarat
2013 We R You Paste-up Project Facilitator, City of Ballarat
2011 Visual Arts Grant РPhotography, BAF Ballarat Arts Foundation

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 In the process of Healing | Ballarat International Foto Biennale
2015 Dreamscapes | Ballarat International Foto Biennale 
2013 Australia, a New Chapter | Ballarat International Foto Biennale 
2013 My Australia | Backspace Gallery Ballarat
2011 Transient | Ballarat Intl Foto Biennale | Craig’s Royal Hotel Ballarat

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 CCP Summer Salon | Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2022 Head On Photography Festival ‘Add On’ | Bondi Pavilion Sydney
2022 Borders | Polish Art Foundation, Victorian Artists Society (VAS) Melbourne
2022 MDPPFW Finalists | Brightspace Gallery, St Kilda
2022 State of Change: Regional & rural stories of 2020 touring exhibition
– Colac Library | 4 July – 29 August
– Bright Library | 11 July – 10 October
– Geelong Library | 29 August – 29 September

2022 Banyule Art Salon | Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub, Melbourne
2021 Faces of the Polish Community | Polish Art Foundation, VAS Melbourne
2021 Regional bushfires and COVID recovery | State Library Victoria, Melbourne
2021 STAGES: life in lockdown | Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
2021 CCP Salon | Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2020 Vibes | Victorian Artists Society, Melbourne 
2020 Members Group Exhibition | Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2019 Colours of World Cultures | Backspace Gallery, Ballarat
2019 Beyond 50% | Backspace Gallery, Ballarat
2018 Pol-Art Festival QCA Galleries South Bank, Brisbane
2018 BAF Eureka Art Award Finalists | Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
2018 Mixed Blessings | Mercure Hotel & Convention Centre, Ballarat
2018 Open studio ArtWalk | Soldiers Hill Artist Collective, Ballarat  
2018 Portrait Prize | Cambridge Studio Gallery, Collingwood 
2017 Our Place – Soldiers Hill Artist Collective | Backspace Gallery Ballarat
2017 Maggie Diaz Projects: Photography Prize | Brightspace Gallery, St Kilda

2017 BAF Eureka Art Award Finalists | Ballarat Art Gallery
2016 BAF Eureka Art Award Finalists | Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
2016 Impressions Polish Arts Foundation | Victorian Artists Society Gallery, Melbourne
2016 Linden Postcard Show | Linden New Art Gallery, Melbourne
2016 Self Portraits to Selfies | The Lost Ones Gallery, Ballarat
2015 PolArt Festival | Steps Gallery, Melbourne
2015 Maggie Diaz Projects: Photography Prize | Brightspace Gallery, St Kilda

2014 Eureka Art Prize Finalists | Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
2014 Bowness Photography Prize Finalists | Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
2014 Head On Finalists | Paddington Reservoir Gallery, Sydney
2013 Under the Floorboards | Art Gallery Ballarat

2012 POL-ART Festival | Perth
2011 Lost in Translation –¬†Collaboration with painter¬†Casey Tosh, Portico, Ballarat
2011 AOP Association of Photographers Open Awards Finalists | Truman Brewery, London