Education

2011 Small Business Management | Australia
2008 Commercial Photography | London Metropolitan University
1998 Advanced Diploma, Tourism & Hospitality | Czestochowa Poland

Awards 

2017 3rd Prize Airbnb Host Stories contest
2016 Finalist | Eureka Art Prize
2015-16 Finalist | Linden Postcard Show
2015 Finalist | The Maggie Diaz Photography Prize
2014 Winner | BAF Eureka Art Prize
2014 Finalist | Bowness Photography Prize MGA Gallery Melbourne
2014 Finalist | Head On Photo Festival Portrait Category Sydney
2014 Leadership Scholarship | Leadership Ballarat Western Region
2013 Winner CCP Leica Salon Most Humorous Image Award | CCP Melbourne

2013 Winner Eureka Art Prize | Ballarat Arts Foundation 
2013 Silver Winner JumpStart International Photography Business contest
2013 Nominee – Wildlife category International Color Awards
2013 We R You – Public Art Project Facilitator
2012 Commissioned Artist Residency Uniting Care Ballarat
2012 Winner Honourable Mention Fine Art Black & White Spider Awards
2012 Nominee Silhouette International Black & White Spider Awards
2012 Finalist ‘My migration. Moja Emigracja’ writing contest Favoryta Australia
2011 Visual Arts Grant – Photography BAF Ballarat Arts Foundation

2011 Double Finalist AOP Open Awards London UK
2010 Nominee International Color Awards
2009 Nominee Photojournalism International Color Awards
2008 Winner End of Year Best Photo Competition, AOP Gallery London UK

Exhibitions & residencies

2016 Group Exhibition | East Gippsland Art Gallery | Bairnsdale
2016 Group Exhibition | Eureka Art Award | Post Office Gallery Ballarat
2016 Group Exhibition | Picture This! Soldiers Hill Arts Collective | Fairbanks Eye Gallery Ballarat
2016 Group Exhibition | Impressions Polish Arts Foundation | Victorian Artists Society Gallery Melbourne
2016 Group Exhibition | Linden Postcard Show | Linden New Art Gallery Melbourne
2016 Group Exhibition Self Portraits to Selfies | The Lost Ones Gallery Ballarat
2016 Solo Exhibition ‘Dreamscapes’ – Behind the Scenes | Unicorn Lane Gallery Ballarat
2016 Group Exhibition SHAC Art Walk The Local Cafe
2016 Solo Exhibition ‘Dreamscapes’ | Greenfield Place 
2015 Group Exhibition ‘Beyond Reality‘ | PolArt Festival, Victorian Artists’ Society, Melbourne 
2015 Group Exhibition PolArt Festival | Steps Gallery, Carlton 
2015 We R You Talk Renata Dąbrowska, Paweł Roman i Aldona Kmieć o portrecie, Galeria Odwach, Czestochowa Poland
2015 Group Exhibition ‘Body of Work’ Backspace Gallery | Ballarat
2015 Group Exhibition Linden Art Show | Ackland St St Kilda
2015 Group Exhibition Maggie Diaz Projects: Photography Prize | Brightspace Gallery St Kilda
2015 Solo Exhibition ‘Introspective’ Ballarat International Foto Biennale | Mitchell Harris Wine Bar
2015 Group Exhibition SHAC Soldiers Hill Artist Collective | Fairbanks Gallery Ballarat
2014 Group Exhibition BAF Eureka Art Prize | Post Office Gallery Ballarat
2014 Group Exhibition Bowness Photography Prize Finalist | MGA Gallery Melbourne
2014 Group Exhibition BIFB Collection | Eleven40 Gallery, Melbourne
2014 Migrants Exhibition Curator | Heritage Weekend Ballarat
2014 Group Exhibition Head On Finalists | Paddington Reservoir Gallery Sydney
2014 Group Exhibition Each to Each | Wolveschildren Art Space Ballarat
2013 Group Exhibition CCP Salon Finalist | Centre of Contemporary Photography Melbourne
2013 Group Exhibition Under the Floorboards Artist residency | Fine Art Gallery Ballarat
2013 Group Exhibition | Ruffian Gallery Footscray
2013 Solo Exhibition Australia, a New Chapter & Lost but Found Ballarat Foto Biennale | The Forge Ballarat
2013 Solo Exhibition Street Encounters Ballarat Foto Biennale Fringe | Unicorn Gallery Ballarat
2013 Group Exhibition My Australia | Backspace Gallery Ballarat
2012 Group Exhibition POL-ART Festival | Perth
2012 Group Exhibition UP NEXT – BAF Alumni Show | Red Brick Gallery Ballarat
2012 Group Exhibition Urban Spaces, Polish Art Foundation | Steps Gallery Carlton
2012 Group Exhibition Greens Art Auction | B1 Gallery Ballarat
2012 Art Sparks Featured Artist | B1 Gallery Ballarat
2012 Group Exhibition Australian Landscapes | Jindabyne
2011 Lost in Translation – Collaboration with painter Casey Tosh | Portico Ballarat
2011 Group Exhibition AOP Open Awards Winners | Truman Brewery London
2011 Solo Exhibition Transient, Ballarat Foto Biennale Fringe | Craig’s Royal Hotel Ballarat
2011 Group Exhibition Colours of the sea | The Conservatory Ballarat
2011 Group Exhibition | Gallery on Sturt Ballarat
2008 Group Exhibition ‘We Are Thirteen’ | AOP Gallery London

Books
2015 Dreamscapes
2013 We R You
2011 Transient

Talks, Public Involvement

2016 Guest Speaker | Rotary Club of Wendouree Breakfast 
2014 Co-Founder | Big Space Studio, Gallery & Coworking Space
2014 – 2016 Cultural Diversity Advisor | City of Ballarat
2013 Ballarat Arts Alive #ArtsSig1 – Guest Speaker 
2013 Regional Design Awards Judge Warnambool
2013 ‘Ballarat Through My Eyes’ Photography Competition Judge
2013 Guest Speaker – Leaders Forum Day | Leadership Ballarat & Western Region
2013 Guest Speaker | Made by Women Speaker Series M.A.D.E Museum Ballarat
2012-2014 Multicultural Ambassador City of Ballarat
2011 Kosciuszko Run Photographer
2011 Mentor Youth Awards – Nominee 
2011 LEAD ON Ballarat Photography Mentor
2010 RSPCA Ballarat Photographer

Professional associations

NAVA
Ballarat Arts Alive
Ballarat Intl Foto Biennale
SHAC Soldiers Hill Arts Collective
PAF Polish Arts Foundation

Online Press

The Design Files interview
Better Homes & Gardens TV feature
Australian Country Magazine Artist-in-residence
ABC Radio Ballarat interview
The Ballarat Courier interview
BIFB, Discussions on Photography 
Under the Floorboards Uniting Care Artist Residency
Australian Photography Magazine
Polish Radio ‘Czestochowskie24.pl  interview

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