2024 CLIP Award Australia

2024 CLIP Award finalist

Super stoked to be a finalist at 2024 CLIP Award at Perth Centre for Photography. 2024 Contemporary Landscapes in Photography (CLIP) Award, is PCP’s biennial award for contemporary urban, natural, and conceptual landscape photography. The exhibition will open on Friday 12 July 2024 and winners will be announced at the opening event. Judges: the 2024…

Open Artist Studio Melbourne Aldona Kmiec

Open Artist Studio Saturday 18 May

NEXT Open Artist Studio Day Saturday 18 May, 2024 GASWORKS ARTS PARK 21 Graham St, Albert Park VIC 3206 9am – 1.30pm Gasworks is a vibrant an arts precinct with around 15 artists studios including painters, textiles, ceramicists, sculptors and photography. Great atmosphere with farmers market open from 8am, cafe and live music, and it’s…

Mass Drawing Intensive group exhibition Ivanhoe

Mass, Drawing Intensive! 2024

Exhibition Opening Invitation Tuesday 23 April 6.30-8pm @ Loft 275 Gallery, ILCH Please join eight Heidelberg & Banyule artists for a celebratory group exhibition opening at Loft 275 Gallery in Ivanhoe. Drawings were created using raw and experimental techniques based on the nude, created during an intensive life drawing development workshop facilitated by artist Felicity Gordon.…

Aldona Kmiec-Gasworks Art Open Artist Studio

Artist Studio Residency @ Gasworks

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been selected for a short-term Gasworks Arts Park Studio Residency program, a professional development opportunity to incubate my new project during a 3-month residency on site. Regular Open Studio days are on 3rd Saturday of every month, but you can also visit me at other times (by appointment), best to follow news on my…

Standstill artwork PAF Polish Art Foundation Melbourne exhibition Borders

Polish Art Foundation – Borders exhibition

Please join me for the opening of Polish Art Foundation Borders exhibition at Victorian Artists Society, East Melbourne on Saturday 29th October, 7pm start. This exhibition features artists working with a wide range of mediums to offer a conceptual bridge between opposite sides of the borderline by approaching it from a personal, social, political, or…

Maggie Diaz Photography Prize finalist 2022

Maggie Diaz Photography Prize 2022

Please join me for the opening of Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women announcement at Brightspace Gallery in St Kilda, Melbourne from 6.30pm Thursday 1st of September. This prize honours the American born photographer, Maggie Diaz; is open to photographs by all Australian and International women. The theme is open and photographers must use available light.

Snow Gums print insitu Kosciuszko new art

What’s new in my studio

Painting with Light – new art in July The whole of July was busy as I’ve been adding lots of new prints to my website and refreshing the look. Many prints in this series were created using long exposure photography technique, which adds a beautiful ‘painterly’ feel to the images. They look exquisite and show…

Mother breastfeeding baby in red Mass Isolation Australia

Mass Isolation Australia – Ballarat Foto Biennale 2020

Visual Photo Diary & reflections on isolation I’m currently taking part in the Ballarat Intl Foto Biennale curated project called Mass Isolation Australia. This online project is a visual record of the COVID-19 crisis on Instagram, inspired by the 1937 Mass Observation project in Britain. Curators Shaohui Kwok and Amelia Saward invite Australians to share…

Startup Brand Photography

Brand Photography for Startup Program

Startup Brand Photography I’ve recently worked on brand photography and production of creative digital content for Startup Gippsland program. My task included producing all marketing collateral, website landing page and social media video campaign. My professional photography was used for: Pop-Up Displays at startup events Product marketing was a major point of business development for…

Invisible Lives artwork

Colours of World Cultures exhibition

Artist Statement Invisible lives artwork depicts a family of war refugees. Without a permanent status in the country, their everyday struggle is often unbearable. There are feelings of depression, uncertainty while at the same time, also courage to keep the hopes up and to not give up. The symbolism of white colour in this artwork…

Unicorns are real Ballarat artist on The Block St Kilda

Art on The Block Renovation Show

Media Release 31 Oct 2019 Imaginative Art Piece by a Ballarat artist features in the Oslo Hotel Renovation on Channel Nine’s The Block St Kilda’s Oslo Hotel is getting a makeover on this season’s The Block, and the infamous rebel couple Jesse and Mel have selected a large Unicorn artwork to feature in their renovation.…

Blue drops artwork Aldona Kmiec Artist Blue drops wall art

New artworks

Limited edition print – what’s new Photo: Eve Wilson for The Design Files Australia I’ve been feeling quite homesick lately (it’s been almost three years since I last saw my family face to face and not via weekend Skype chats). So when I do, I dig my archive and I take few more train trips…

Origami Cranes Beyond 50 percent Aldona Kmiec Exhibition Backspace Gallery Ballarat

Beyond 50 percent exhibition

Art against violence Beyond 50% exhibition is in response to the growing gender inequality in our global communities. Elizabeth Broderick (Gender Equality Commissioner 2012), noted that violence against women is the key critical issue that is creating a barrier to gaining gender equality, in our society. Feminist activism through art has played a key role…

Aldona Kmiec Polish Australian artist алдона кмеч фотография Ballarat Foto Biennale Sacred Heart Convent

PolArt Brisbane 2018

2018 PolArt Festival Brisbane 27th Dec  2018 – 6th Jan  2019 Polish Visual Arts and Performing Arts in Australia For 40 years PolArt festivals have been celebrating and showcasing Polish culture and heritage through dance, music, theatre, film and visual arts. PolArt festival is held every three years in capital cities around Australia. PolArt is…

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