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

KORZENIE" (ROOTS) exhibition"
The Polish Art Foundation will host "Korzenie" exhibition in honour of the 100th anniversary of Polish independence which will illustrate our past with reference to the beginnings of Polish history, the geographical environment, the culture, art and its creators.

When: 17-23 October 2018
Where: Victorian Artists Society Gallery

Applications Close 15 August 2018
Information for artists
Artists can enter up to 2 art works with size not exceeding 1m2.
Please email the application to by 15 August 2018 and include: a photograph of the work/s (300dpi), dimensions, technique, description of the work, short biography of the artist and sale price.

The cost of entering one work: AU$10.00 from a non-affiliate and AU$5.00 from PAF members.

The artwork must be delivered to the Victorian Artists’ Society, 430 Albert St, East Melbourne by 12pm on 17 October 2018
The artwork must be picked up from the gallery by 23 October 2018 after 12pm.
Official exhibition opening: 20 October 2018 at 7pm.

Past Events

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

On Saturday 11th of November, the Polish Art Foundation hosted its
9th International Drawing Biennale Exhibition Opening.

Patrons enjoyed works from as far away places as India, Romania, Slovenia and Poland as well as drawings by some popular local artists.

All up 60 works were on display. Yet another successful evening filled with art, wine, chatter and the piano sounds of Roman Syrek.

For more information please view our exhibition catalogue.

Our special thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors for your ongoing support.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Sydney

Henry Bernard Pty Ltd

Radio SBS

Polish Weekly

Wisla Continental Small Goods Meats and Delicatessen

Dr Lew Steinberg
Adrianna Wasinska-Fabian

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Pen on paper
  1. An Open Air Studio Weekend
    An Open Air Studio Weekend
    An Open Air Studio Weekend was held in Healesville in April 2017
  2. Fundraising Auction
    Fundraising Auction
    The Polish Art Foundation held another successful fundraising auction in March 2017 at the home of Mr and Mrs Steinberg.
  3. Impressions Exhibition
    Impressions Exhibition
    Miniature form exhibition “Impressions” held in November 2016
  4. PolArt - Visual Arts Program
    PolArt - Visual Arts Program
    PolArt was held in December 2015. The Polish Art Foundation took lead in managing two exhibitions showcasing the work of 40 artists from across Australia and Poland over the course of 7 days.