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…

The long search for freedom Invisible Lives Artworks

The long search for freedom

Behind the photographs: The long search for freedom ‪11 July‬ 2017, Train Melbourne – Ballarat. ‪1.17pm‬ This dream was the inspiration for my solo exhibition/installation In the Process of Healing at Ballarat Convent/Welcome Centre during Ballarat Foto Biennale 2017. Last night I had a dream. I’ve been walking on a bridge with Suganthini. The bridge…

Snow Gums Triptych Kosciuszko National Park triptych artwork Ballarat Artist Aldona Kmiec

Snow Gums Kosciuszko National Park

Seeing the devastation of Australian bush by the recent fires has been heartbreaking. Especially dealing with memories of being in places like Cape Conran, Mallacoota, other remote places in East Gippsland and also Kosciuszko National Park. Currently working through my documentation from those areas and hoping to go back soon to rephotograph these places after…

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…

Bridge in Hampstead Heath London Red shoes cinderella fairytale bridge Hamstead Heath London Artist Aldona Kmiec Polish

Red shoes

‘Red shoes’ poem by Anne Sexton I stand in the ring in the dead city and tie on the red shoes… They are not mine. They are my mother’s. Her mother’s before. Handed down like an heirloom but hidden like shameful letters. The house and the street where they belong are hidden and all the…

Dreamscapes portraits Aldona Kmiec Artist Unicorns are real Photographic limited edition print

Dreamscapes

Dreamscapes are Aldona Kmiec’s new photographic series. Aldona’s use of photography brings the viewer a unique dreamscape perspective of the Australian landscape and explores the feminine psyche. Limited edition photographs of staged performances with romantic scenes of local art heroes emerging from an ever-changing landscape are part of the Dreamscapes series. Elusive unicorn in a dreamlike walk…

Collecting Fine Art Photography Two workers smoking cigarettes Ohio Bridge steel construction vintage prints collection Aldona Kmiec Photography

Vintage Prints Online

Ohio bridge construction workers Don’t you just love digging in the archives.. Some time ago I purchased an old dusty box of gelatine prints at Kittelty’s auction in Ballarat. Here’s one of my favourites: Ohio Bridge construction workers, smoking cigarettes, dressed in heavy winter clothing, stained gloves, tough as that steel.  

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