Artur Lyczba, ‘Sometimes, Someplace, Now’ Oil on linen

Welcome to the Polish Art Foundation 

The Polish Art Foundation (PAF) is a not for profit voluntary organisation that is dedicated to showcasing contemporary art to the Australian community.

Upcoming Events

The Polish Art Foundation warmly invites all friends and art lovers to a special Social Event combined with a Fundraising Auction

When:                          Sunday 19 March 2017​​
Where:                        The Home of Mr and Mrs Steinberg, 45 Milton Street, Elwood
Time:                           Viewing starts at 12 noon sharp
Work Drop Off:          All artists need to drop off their works between 10am -11.30 am on the day

Work Pick Up: All artists will need to pick up their unsold works by 4pm on the day.
Participation Fee for Artists: $5 per work

All Artists need to provide the following information: title of the work, technique and price.
Refreshments will be served: proceeds will support the operating costs of the foundation.

The Polish Art Foundation will charge 20% commission on all works sold on the day.

Healesville Open Air Studio Weekend for Artists

When:                         Friday 31 March – Sunday 2 April inclusive
Where:                        360 Don Rd, Healeasville Polana Camp, Melway Ref 278H7
Time:                           3pm arrival Friday, 3 pm departure Sunday
Cost:                            $80pp includes dinner on Friday, breakfast and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday plus 2 nights cabin accommodation

Registration Essential:
As places are limited all interested parties need to contact PAF via polishartfoundation@gmail to confirm their interest in attendance by Saturday 4th March.

Full payment is required prior to the event. Payments need to be in the PAF account by NO LATER THAN Thursday 16 March 2017 to allow for planning. Please note all participants will be required to pay the full weekend fee.

Via electronic transfer

Polish Art Foundation:
Westpac Bank; BSB No: 033083 Account No: 751141   
please ensure you list your name against electronic transfers.

Via cheque

Polish Art Foundation
C/O 7 Raymond Court, Oakleigh,
Victoria 3166,
Australia

Other Important Information:

All participants will need to bring their own sheets, pillows and bedding as well as towels and toiletries including toilet paper. This is a camping site with basic cabin provision.
Whilst meals will be provided, participants will be required to provide their own lunches. The township of Healesville is nearby with supermarkets and many dining options available.

Artists will also need to bring their own material with which they wish to work.

Cabin details will be provided closer to the date.

We look forward to seeing you all there…




Program Outline


IX International Drawing Biennale
In memory of Tomasz Ostrowski
Melbourne, Australia 2017

The International Drawing Biennale hosted by the Polish Art Foundation based in Melbourne, Australia celebrates its 18 year history in 2017.
With over 750 works from more than 30 countries entered over this time!
This unique artistic event calls on contemporary artists from all over the world to reflect on the significance and role of drawing in art.

A special Jury selects the works to be presented at the finals exhibition, to be held in November 2017 in Melbourne, Australia and will award the following prizes:

1. Grand Prix (First Prize) - in the amount of AU$ 1,500
2. Second Prize - in the amount of AU$ 700
3. Third Prize - in the amount of AU$ 300

Biennale Form
Emila Pitucha, Geometric Epigraph 4, Pencil on paper, Winner 2015 Biennale