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Past Sales

Rocky Landscape
Mystical Garden, Fruit and Flowers
Mystical Garden, Fruit and Flowers

Sales by Medium

Sold 7 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 3 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Kim Polomka

Auction Houses

Elder Fine Art
Sold 3 works for
Leonard Joel
Sold 2 works for
Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
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Born in South Australia in 1951, Kim Polomka studied at the National Art School in Adelaide. Known for his surrealist landscapes, mostly in watercolour, he has exhibited widely since 1974. Polomka has lectured at the Royal South Australian Society of Arts. Kim Polomka has won numerous Art awards both in Australia and overseas. His last one man show was in 1998 at Sam Hill Smith Galleries, prior to moving permanently to the United States in 1999, living in the state of Colorado. He has painted four murals in downtown Colorado Springs locations, and twice won first place in the Painting-Professional Division at Colorado State Fair where he exhibited between 2005 to 2010.

In our database, 17 works by Kim Polomka are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1976, of which 10 (59%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,392 for Surreal Landscape – Mystical Garden, Fruit, and Flowers sold by Elder Fine Art in September 2019. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.

Kim Polomka is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 786
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 553

Artists' Resale Royalty

Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…

Yes, eligible, subject to the artist satisfying the residency test. The artist is alive or has been deceased for less than 70 years. Contact the Copyright Agency for information on the residency test.

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