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Who Made Ballarat Heritage Weekend Exhibition Aldona Kmiec Photography

Remembrance Day

Roman & Teresa Skrypko set up the Polish Seniors Club and have been heavily involved in promoting Polish culture to Ballarat community and beyond. Roman is also a keen photographer and took his German camera on the ship to Australia back in 1949. Seeing his obvious talent in these documentary photos depicting a daily life…

Aldona Kmiec Ballarat Finalist Head On Photography Festival 2014

Head On Portrait Finalist

Head On Finalists 2014, Portrait Category I‚Äôm so excited to announce that I am a Portrait FINALIST of¬†Head On Photo Festival¬†2014! The Opening¬†This Friday 16th¬†of May – Paddington Town Hall. The Exhibition Paddington Reservoir Gardens Gallery 251-255 Oxford St Paddington from the 12 May ‚Äď 8 June. The show sits alongside the work of National‚Ķ

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Who Made Ballarat Exhibition

Who Made Ballarat Heritage Weekend presents Who Made Ballarat, a joint exhibition featuring archival images from the ‚ÄėHave you seen Old Ballaarat Town‚Äô Facebook Page images and contemporary portraits created by Aldona Kmiec in 2013 through the We R You paper paste-up project, an initiative of the City of Ballarat Arts & Culture and Victorian‚Ķ

Spirit of Polish Migrants Ballarat Polish photographer

Who Made Ballarat

Polish Migrants¬†Exhibition 10-11th May, 2014 The Mining Exchange In the recent days, I have been scanning some amazing images from Roman & Teresa Skrypko family archive. It’s mind blowing how many beautiful images there are. Some prints are really small, so it is very challenging to get the detail our of them, bust some fortunately‚Ķ

Each to Each Ballarat art exhibition

Each to Each Exhibition

Each to Each: responses to the poetry of Nathan Curnow Ballarat’s artists have come together to create works that respond to poems by renowned writer Nathan Curnow. These diverse and extraordinary works not only serve as a smorgasbord of creative talent in Ballarat but explore how a collection of artists individually respond to the one…

Under the Floorboards – final

Under the Floorboards VIEW THE ARTIST CATALOGUE  UnitingCare Ballarat completed a unique artistic project, Under the Floorboards, with 12 artists in residence during 2012-2013. Under the Floorboards was a collaborative project where renowned Western District artists created works based on their experiences at one of the diverse programs provided by UnitingCare Ballarat. UnitingCare Ballarat has…

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We Are To Inspire Poem

Dr George Halasz is a Psychiatrist, Author & Speaker. Dr Halasz has lectured in Australia and overseas at conferences, conducted workshops and participated on a range of panels. In 2005 he co-ordinated a group of psychology Facilitators on the Adult March of the Living 2005 to the concentration camps of Poland. He has visited the Ballarat exhibition and wrote…

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CCP Leica Salon Winner 2013

The¬†Centre for Contemporary Photography¬†CCP Salon 2013 opened last night and my photo ‚ÄėiShadow, 2012‚Äô was awarded¬†Third Drawer Down Most Humorous Image¬†prize. This is the first time I took part in CCP Salon.¬†I’m really happy that a Ballarat photo won something this year!! Opening the exhibition, Minister of the Arts Heidi Victoria mentioned Ballarat¬†Foto Biennale a‚Ķ

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Ballarat Art Auction

Uniting Care Ballarat Art Auction The Uniting Care Under The Floorboards exhibition of 12 artists artworks at the Fine Art Gallery Ballarat closes on Sunday 20th October. Don’t miss it. Auction of all artworks took place on 16th November 2013 at the Ballarat Lodge & Convention Centre. ¬†Former ABC broadcaster Derek Guille¬†was an MC and‚Ķ

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Under the Floorboards Opening

Exhibition  | Download an Artist catalogue UnitingCare Ballarat begins a unique artistic project, Under the Floorboards, with the first of 12 artist residences commencing on Monday 30th July. Under the Floorboards is a collaborative project in which renowned Western District artists will create works based on their experiences at one of the diverse programs provided by…

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Lost but Found:: Mystery woman photos cont..

Lost but Found:: Mystery woman photos I’m currently in the process of digitising the whole album Huge Thanks to Helen (a Courier reader from Mt Helen) for helping me with identification of this beautiful photograph!! The Mystery Woman features in a series of old photographs purchased at an auction in Ballarat in 2012. These fascinating…

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Ballarat Foto Biennale 2013:: The Forge Pizzeria

Ballarat Foto Biennale 2013 Australia, a New Chapter The journey is always different.. Close your eyes and listen  Venue:: The Forge Pizzeria 14 Armstrong St Nth Ballarat VIC Explore a collection of large format fine art portraiture work shot in a studio as well as one of my most amazing photo-treasure finds ever Рold photographs found…

BIFB13 Unicorn Lane Gallery Street Photography Exhibition Aldona Kmiec

Ballarat Foto Biennale 2013:: Unicorn Lane Gallery

Unicorn Lane Gallery Street Encounters 2005 ‚Äď 2013¬† Part of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale 16 August ‚Äď 15 September 2013¬† The Unicorn Lane Gallery is a 24 hour viewing gallery positioned within Unicorn Lane, off Sturt Street, secured to the Commonwealth Bank wall¬†opposite the Unicorn Hotel. Why Love Street Photography Shooting in the streets‚Ķ

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Ballarat Through My Eyes

Ballarat Through My Eyes competition 17 August ‚Äď 15 September 2013¬† Last month the Ballarat International Foto Biennale in partnership with United Way Ballarat presented a new photographic competition for BIFB‚Äô13. ‚ÄėBallarat Through My Eyes‚Äô was open to photographers of all levels to submit outstanding images on what quintessentially and personally represents Ballarat to them.‚Ķ

My Australia My Journey exhibition photography exhibition Ballarat Library Diversity of Cultures

My Australia Exhibition: Ballarat Library

Diverse Cultures – Photography Exhibition 19 April-19 June :: Ballarat City Library Doveton St Nth¬†. Aldona Kmiec is¬†a¬†Polish¬†born artist, professional¬†photographer and Multicultural¬†Ambassador¬†of Ballarat. “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are‚Ķ

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Open Photography Studio week I

Open Photography Studio Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat.¬†Exhibition runs until April 14th “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that are sometimes straightforward and at other times atmospheric and‚Ķ

Multicultural Australian faces

‘My Australia, My Journey’ photography project exhibition Opening Night Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat.¬†Exhibition runs until April 14th, open Thu-Sun 12-4pm “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that‚Ķ

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Multicultural faces

‘My Australia, My Journey’ photography project exhibition Opening Night Backspace Gallery Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat.¬†Exhibition runs until April 14th, open Thu-Sun 12-4pm “My Australia is one outcome of Aldona Kmiec‚Äôs ongoing inquiry into the nature and meaning of ‚Äėmulticulturalism‚Äô in contemporary Australian society. Working with local culturally diverse communities, Aldona creates images that‚Ķ