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Choosing Wall Art for Your Home

A beautiful and original artwork in your home is like a soothing background tune – it introduces harmony. Good art will keep your visitors interested and asking questions. Many people overlook the contribution of art to home décor, mainly due to lacking the know-how on where to get and how to choose good wall art.…

A welcome change Beyond 50 percent exhibition Aldona Kmiec Artist art against violence

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 Social Impact Art Invisible Lives Limited edition print

Social Impact Art

It is 5 years today since my friend’s family’s visa was ceased: ✖️no visa ✖️no right to paid work ✖️no Medicare So I created this artwork and exhibition titled “Invisible Lives” for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale festival in 2017 to bring awareness and support them any way I can. This artwork is also available to…

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Ballarat Airbnb Photography

Capturing the Light When it comes to capturing your Airbnb property, the natural light is everything. Like with most things, the more effort you put in, the more you will get out of something. And light is something you cannot control but work with. Below are a few takes from a beautiful Airbnb accommodation property,…

Learn Photography Lessons Ballarat Bairnsdale Gippsland Aldona Kmiec Artist

Learn Photography

Learn Photography in Ballarat and Gippsland Learn Photography You have the camera but are you capturing what you want? Don’t let those moments slip by. Learn photography to capture the world around you. Gift Vouchers available Save on multiple lessons 1:1 photography lessons provide personalised tuition allowing you to learn at your own speed Lessons are available for all levels from…

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BOAA Art Camp

BOAA Art camp + installation at the Mining Exchange. Come and take part in the conversation, listen to the audio and write on the photo mural. Thank you to BOAA for accommodating me.

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Gippsland Street Art

East Gippsland cultural diversity in an art project All of Us – Gippsland Street Art in Bairnsdale With Big Thanks to East Gippsland Shire Council Andrea, Mark, our printer Cathleen and local participants! Enjoy! Hope local schools will pick up this idea. All of Us Posters, Bairnsdale

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RAT Gallery presents – Mercure Hotel Ballarat exhibition

RAT Gallery presents… Mixed Blessings – The Great Art Scare exhibition WHERE: Mercure Hotel & Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, Ballarat WHEN: Thursday, 7 June to Sunday, 8 July 2018 OPENING NIGHT: from 6pm on Thursday, 7 June 2018 The Ballarat Courier: https://www.thecourier.com.au/story/5445804/new-gallery-of-mixed-blessings-for-artists Mixed Blessings is an exciting exhibition of work by 12 artists from Ballarat and district, convened…

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Ballarat Art Walk exhibition

Come see my work on exhibition at the Annual Soldiers Hill Artist Collective (SHAC) – Ballarat Art Walk – two weekends of open studios and exhibitions scattered around Soldiers Hill suburb of Ballarat, part of Ballarat Heritage Week and the Australian Heritage Festival. Join us at the Launch of our Art Walk event on Friday…

East Gippsland Images Art Gallery: Land Water Sky Exhibition Ray Thomas, Charlotte (Penny) Hood, Ronald Edwards Pepper, Steaphan Paton

East Gippsland Images

Always wanted to capture the bats and here they are! East Gippsland Gallery in Bairnsdale. Current exhibition Land Water Sky presented by East Gippsland Art Gallery in partnership with East Gippsland Shire Council, acknowledges the cultural contribution of Aboriginal people in this region. It features work of important indigenous artists like Ray Thomas, Ronald Edwards-Pepper…

Heather Marsh Breckin musician portrait artist Ballarat

Breckin: ‘Life of the Party’ clip

Breckin, which means freckled, is the moniker of Melbourne-based visual artist, poet and singer-songwriter, Heather Marsh. Her debut album, Shiner, is both bruised and brilliant. It illuminates and holds an oblique mirror to the perennial subject of love and loss in a series of songs that are equal parts elegy, sympathy card and therapy session.…

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Gippslandia Magazine

Recent epic road trip with a Paynesville-based writer Mim Cook took me to the most isolated north-eastern part of the Victorian rainforest in Errinundra National Park, Lake Tyers General Store where owner and Screaming Jets guitarist Scott Kingman and partner Lyndy lead a tree change life away from the city and the new Port of Sale Gallery…

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My Australia My Journey on display

Miron & Maria Baskakov are the owners of Sweet and Savoury on Sturt and are really supportive on featuring local Ballarat artists. On the walls are my works from “My Australia My Journey’ exhibition featuring local Ballarat personalities. Feel free to share and recommend the works to other venues – I’d love them to be circulating rather than…

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Unicorns are real shortlisted to 2018 Art Prize

My “Unicorns are real” artwork has been shortlisted to 2018 Art Lovers Prize and exhibition at Left Bank Gallery, Southport, Queensland. It’s a great honour. Please help me win the Main Prize (6k) and win something for yourself too: vote for ‘Unicorns are real’ & Win the Art Lovers Australia – Subscriber Voting Prize- all…

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Featured on Airbnb: Fear of Flying story

Airbnb Based On A True Review For all who love sharing your homes to strangers…Wow, it is worth facing your fears! Few months ago I took part in an international writing contest by an online hospitality service Airbnb and wrote a short story about my first ever hosting experience on Airbnb. My very first guest was…

Ballarat artist Photographer Aldona Kmiec's exhibition reflects on trauma and healing

Healing with photos

Ballarat artist Aldona Kmiec’s exhibition reflects on trauma and healing (click to read) Photographer Aldona Kmiec’s exhibition reflects on trauma and healing Michelle Smith 9 Aug 2017, 5:30 p.m. Healing after trauma and distress is a long and often arduous path but life can begin anew and photographer Aldona Kmiec has created a striking exhibition…

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In the Process of Healing exhibition

In The Process of Healing is a site-specific immersive installation of photography, sound and space which attempts to remove the stigma around trauma and normalise conversations that are difficult. ‘In the Process of Healing’ tells a story of hope and survival. Responding to the stories of institutional abuse and high rates of suicide, I have…

Aldona Kmiec Artist Unicorns are real Photographic limited edition print

Dreamscapes

Dreamscapes are Aldona Kmiec’s new and ongoing photographic series. Aldona’s use of photography brings the viewer a unique perspective of the Australian landscape and explores her interest in 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…

Australian Husky pony Swifts Creek Artist haunted white pony

When the night comes

When the night comes upon us..  Hold on I’ll be back for you It won’t be long But for now there’s something else That’s calling me So take me down a lonesome road Point me east and let me go That suitcase weighs me down With memories I just want to be the one you…

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Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat

Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat Alfred Deakin Place in Ballarat usually features some great art exhibitions at the Backspace Gallery, break dancing, zine production, skateboard painting workshop. Backspace Gallery presents a public program of local exhibitions which showcase contemporary art, craft design and celebrate the arts in the region. < Alfred Deakin Place Ballarat

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PolArt 2018 Brisbane

2018 PolArt Festival of Polish Visual Arts and Performing Arts in Australia 27th Dec  2018 – 6th Jan  2019 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…

Inertia Head in Sand photo Feelings of Inertia Musings of a Visual Artist

Inertia

It has gotten to me. Inertia. I can’t sleep. Photography exhibition project in the pipeline and I crumble like no tomorrow. The comforting thing is, I’m not alone to anxiety, in fact everyone goes through more or less similar experience. But how debilitating is it?!!! Correct. I feel like a heavy bucket of sand today.…

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