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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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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…

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Coworking Space Photography: Hub Melbourne

Innovation Through Collaboration РThe Hub Melbourne Busy day yesterday. Great mix of around 15 people including City of Ballarat and Ballarat Business Centre representatives, members of Ballarat Arts Alive, shared a bus trip to Melbourne to visit The Hub Melbourne Рcreative co-sharing space located at Donkey Wheel House, located opposite from Southern Cross Station. My…

We R You ABC Radio with Lily Partland | Aldona Kmiec participants

We R You ABC Radio Ballarat

ABC Ballarat Lily Partland interviewed participants of We R You faces Ballarat public art project. Great stories from great people – thank you again for your participation, energy and sharing your beautiful stories. The City of Ballarat’s arts and culture unit has been working with various community groups and services on an inclusive public art‚Ķ

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We R You SportsBiz wall

Last¬†Installation of We R You Faces – completed Ballarat: You are awesome! Public art Ballarat! Get down to Bakery Hill to see 29 metres of posters. Find your face and most importantly please keep the public art discussion going! Without your input, consistency and new ideas it won’t happen. Our biggest We R You Faces‚Ķ

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Ready to launch:: MADE Ballarat

4 – 31 MAY ‚Äď WE R YOU: OUR FACES, OUR COMMUNITY MADE BALLARAT ::¬†DYNAMIC PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION … M.A.D.E is proud to feature ‘We R You’ for the month of May. Funded by the Victorian Department of Justice and supported by the City of Ballarat, ‘We R You’ is engaging people across our community‚Ķ

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We R You – New Faces at The Lane

We R You street art project Great news! Yesterday we’ve finished installing new faces on the coarse brick wall of The Lane – George Hotel laneway between Armstrong/Lydiard St Nth. A couple of iPhone shots below, more to come.. The Lane street art project.¬†A comment that has just arrived: “The laneaway looks great Aldona, I‚Ķ

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My Australia

Photography Exhibition & Open Studio Aldona Kmiec is¬†a¬†Polish¬†born¬†public 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 sometimes straightforward and at other times atmospheric and abstract. Taken‚Ķ

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Best of 2012

Best Shots 2012 What a year… Met more people in one year than I could afford to print business cards for! ūüėČ ¬†But all happy. Everyone reflects on 2012, so why not – it’s a great chance to get all the archives together and clean up my desktop yay! Enjoy the story & I look‚Ķ

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40 Under 40

The Courier edited out some important words, so I’m posting a full text here. NAME: Aldona Kmieńá AGE: 35 OCCUPATION: Professional Photographer, Multicultural Ambassador City of Ballarat 2012-2014 WHAT ARE YOU HOPES FOR THE FUTURE OF BALLARAT: MORE OPEN I‚Äôd like to see Ballarat being liked more by its own people. For people who have‚Ķ

Uniting Care Under the Floorboards project welcomes Ballarat Artist Aldona Kmiec

Under the Floorboards_ Media Release 1 August

Uniting Care Ballarat, Under the Floorboards Everyone’s journey is different, A red carpet is rolled out for some. Whilst others trod under the floorboards, Away from the lights and the sun… UnitingCare Ballarat’s unique project, Under the Floorboards, welcomes Ballarat Artist Aldona Kmiec as the first artist-in-residence at the agency’s busy Outreach Centre in Dana…

Under the Floorboards Uniting Care Art Project

Under the Floorboards_ Media Release 26 July 2012

Under the Floorboards Everyone’s journey is different, A red carpet is rolled out for some. Whilst others trod under the floorboards, Away from the lights and the sun… 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…