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Invisible Lives artwork Archival photo print ALDONA KMIEC Colours of World Cultures exhibition

Colours of World Cultures exhibition

Colours of World Cultures exhibition Download Artist Statement Colours of World Cultures exhibition 5 March – 29 of March, curated by Magda Kazmierczak. This group exhibition showcases Ballarat’s cultural diversity by bringing together artworks and artefacts to celebrate 10 years of City of Ballarat’s Intercultural Ambassadors Program. Each item in the exhibition has been shaped…

Unicorns are real Ballarat art on The Block St Kilda

Real Unicorns and Real Rebels at the Renovated Oslo Hotel

On The Block. I am excited. The fifteenth season of Channel Nine’s popular renovation show has returned! I am pleased that my limited edition fine art photographic print ‘Unicorns Are Real’ (2015) struck a chord with the rebel couple, Jesse and Mel.  Jesse is known for having a bit of an attitude and giving everyone…

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.…

Aldona Kmiec Artist Blue drops wall art

New artworks

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. Here are some framed…

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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.…

Iconic Australian backyards prints Hills Hoist print Great Australian Backyard Hills Hoist

Iconic Australian backyards – new print series

Hills Hoist, an iconic Australian invention Hills Hoist   Having grown up in Poland, my memories of our expansive backyard are quite different from my fellow Aussies. I became somewhat fascinated by old Victorian houses and various Aussies inventions, like the Hills Hoist, adjustable rotary clothes line. When I first saw it at a suburban…

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…

PolArt Festival of Polish Visual Arts Aldona Kmiec

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…

Balancing Act Aldona Kmiec Art Installation BOAA Mining Exchange

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.

Unicorns are real Ballarat artwork photographic print Aldona Kmiec wall artwork

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…

Lovely Homes Ballarat tree change story Aldona Kmiec Ballarat Artist

Ballarat Tree Change story

Last week I had a visitor – a local Instagrammer and garden loving writer and publisher of Lovely Homes Ballarat. Wallis has written a great Ballarat tree change story about me and my humble Ballarat home. I’m super proud to share it with you. Read the article on Lovely Homes Ballarat website and follow her Instagram here.

Ballarat Soldiers Hill Artist Collective SHAC exhibition

Our Place – Soldiers Hill Artist Collective Exhibition

Our Place – Soldiers Hill Artist Collective Exhibition Backspace Gallery Ballarat, Huyghue House, Alfred Deakin Place (part of Art Gallery of Ballarat) Official opening Saturday 23rd of September 2pm ‘Just as SHAC clearly identified with the Soldiers Hill neighbourhood so, too, does the work presented in ‘Our Place’ exhibition. Taking the theme of community, history…

Aldona Kmiec Fear of flying airbnb host story Ballarat

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…

Polish Australian Ballarat Artist Photographer Aldona Kmiec Australian Country Magazine

Australian Country Magazine

Australian Country Magazine, Artist in Residence, October/November 2015 issue. I loved chatting to journalist Sue Peacock about the history of my old cottage and how it has transformed over the years alongside with my life tree change in regional Ballarat.      

Kryal Castle Nathan Curnow Aldona Kmiec

Kryal Castle Photoshoot

One more ambitious photoshoot behind me! I wanted to Thank a great team at the Kryal Castle for letting me use their premises today. Thank you to my fellow artist and friend Nathan Curnow for his great spirit despite wearing a 20kg heavy armour for three hours and to Serena Eldridge for a coffee when we needed…

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