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

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

All works and entry forms should be submitted no later than 15 August 2017
GRAND PRIX 2015 Emilia Pitucha
GEOMETRIC EPIGRAPH 4 Pencil on paper
Entry Form

Past Events

  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.