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Inez Baturo

Artist photographer, translator, publisher, editor. Born in 1966.

Master’s degree in English Philology (Silesian University, 1991).

She lives in Bielsko-Biała. Poland.

 

 

 

ACTIVITY  | CHOSEN PHOTOREPORTAGES  |  SOLO EXHIBITIONS  |  GROUP EXHIBITIONS

LECTURES  |  PRIZES  |  COLLECTIONS  | 

 


     ACTIVITY     

 

Co-founder and Vice-President of the Foundation Centre of Photography (2004 – 2017).  Its President since 2017.

One of organisers of FotoArtFestival and its Program Director (2005 – 2017). Its General Director since 2017.

Co-owner of the Baturo Publishing House (1991-2015). 

Co-founder and co-curator the Gallery of Photography B&B in Bielsko-Biała (since 1992).

A member of the Union of Polish Artists Photographers (ZPAF) since 1999.

Vice-President of the Mountain Division of the Union of Polish Artists Photographers (2004-2008).

Curator of the exhibition “The Art of Seeing” (Galeria Fotografii B&B, Bielsko-Biała, 2003)

as well as the International photo contest and exhibition “No Borders” (2005).

Her photographs have been published (among others) in: “Playboy”, “Voyage”, “National Geographic”, “Podróże”.

The author the books: “The Beskidy Mountains”, “The Beskids”, “Cieszyn”, “Inez Baturo – Landscape Photography” (2013).

Images published in books: “Polish Mountains”, “Bielsko-Biała”.

Her name is included in the publication – “Masters of Polish Landscape” 

and in prestigious „Women`s History of Photography” by Naomi Rosenblum (Abbeville Press, Nowy York, 2009)

and in “Donne & Fotografia” (Udine Musei, Italy 2018).

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She has translated into Polish “World History of Photography” by Naomi Rosenblum (Abbeville Press, New York).

One of the founders of the Union of Polish Nature Photographers (in 2006).                

Member of the Forum Agency (Warsaw, Poland). 

Member of the IRIS Photo, the organisation promoting women in arts (Great Britain).

She runs the Photo Meetings – workshops on photography for adults (since 2012).

She organises numerous courses, workshops, and meetings.

She takes landscape photography mainly, but she also took some theatre, fashion, and portrait.


     CHOSEN PHOTOREPORTAGES     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


     SOLO EXHIBITIONS     

 

“The World of Mountains”, II International Festival of Mountain Film, Katowice, Poland 1992; 

“The Beskids”, Galerie Objective, Enschede, Holland 1994;

“Mountains, mountains…”, Pusta Gallery, Silesian Centre for Culture, Katowice, Poland 1995;

“Light in landscape”, dias show, Gallery of PhotographyB&B, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 1997;

“To see the light”, Gallery of Photography B&B, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 1999;

“To see the light”, The Stara Gallery ZPAF, Warsaw, Poland 1999/2000;

“To see the light”, The stotrzynaście Gallery, Białystok, Poland 2000;

“To see the light”, the Umelecka Gallery of Photography, Moravska Trebova, Czech Republic 2001;

“In the Face of a Moment”, Galley of Łódź Photographic Society, Poland 2003;

“Passion in Photography”, dias show, 5. Explorers Festival, Łódź, Poland 2003;

“Inez Baturo”, International Festival of Photography, Moravska Trebova, Czech Republic 2004;

“Inez Baturo”, dias show, Biennial of Mountain Photography, Jelenia Góra, Poland 2004;

„Inez Baturo – presentation”, Biennial of Mountain Photography, Jelenia Góra, Poland 2004;

„Inez Baturo – Photography”, Dmochowski Gallery, Paris, France 2009;

„Inez Baturo – Photography”, presentation, Rybnik Photo Festival, Poland 2009;

„Inez Baturo: My City – Project”, Historic Museum (Castle), Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2009;

„Inez Baturo – Photography”, A Decade of Photography, Cracow, Poland 2009;

„Inez Baturo – Polish Mountains”, Polish Institute in Vilnius, exhibitions in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda (among others), Lithuania 2009/2010;

„Inez Baturo – Fotografia”, Gallery ArtAdres, Skoczów, Poland 2010;

„Private Landscapes”, Ambasada Polska i Dom UE; Ryga, Latvia 2011;

„Private Landscapes”, presentation, Photo Festival Ogre, Latvia 2011;

„Fragments”, Beskid Library, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2012;

„Taking Photos of the World I Portrait Myself”, Museum of Staszic, Piła, Poland 2012;

“Bielsko-Biała, Here Life is Most Beautiful”, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2013;

“Cherish for Life”, Art Prize, Homewood Suits, Grand Rapids, USA 2016;

“Photography”, Galeria Biłasówka, Radoszyce 2018

 


     GROUP EXHIBITIONS     

 

Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowy Targ and Bielsko-Biała, Poland 1990;

International Festival of Mountain Image, Antibes, France 1991;

Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowy Targ and Bielsko-Biała, Poland 1992;

Biennal of Mountain Photography, Jelenia Góra, Poland1 992;

Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowy Targ and Bielsko-Biała, Poland 1994;

Surprise yourself, Galerie Objective, Enschede, Holland 1998;

Mountain Region ZPAF – 2000, Galeria Fotografii B&B, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2000;

Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury, Cracow, Poland 2001;

Masters of Polish Landscape, Miejska Galeria Sztuki, Łódź, Poland 2001;

Białka 2002, Stara Galeria ZPAF, Warsaw, Poland 2002;

Mountain Photography, Museum of History of Photography, Cracow, Poland 2003;

The art of Seeing, Galeria Fotografii B&B, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2003;

Białka 2003, Stara Galeria ZPAF Warsaw, Poland 2003;

Horses, horses…, Galeria Fotografii B&B, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2003;

Festival of Visual Arts, Bielsko Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2007;

„Polish Auction Photography”, Auction House Rempex, Warsaw, Poland 2008 and 2009;

„Bielsko-Biała, a Magic City”, SFERA Gallery, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2008;

„Homage to Hartwig”, Public Library in Lublin, Poland 2009;

“My City – Bielsko-Biała”, Historic Museum (Castle), Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2010;

Festival of Visual Arts, Bielsko Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2011;

“Cherish for Life”, Collectors` Show, Grand Rapids, USA 2016;

Donne & Fotografia, Udine Musei, Italy 2018;

Festival of Visual Arts, Bielsko Gallery BWA, Bielsko-Biała, Poland 2018;

 


     LECTURES     

 

„Annie Leibovitz – Life and Photography”, Bielsko-Biała, Rybnik, and Cieszyn, Poland 2009

„Women Mountain Photography”, A Decade of Photography, Cracow, Poland 2009

 


     PRIZES     

 

Grand Prix, Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowy Targ 1990

Grand Prix, Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowy Targ 1992

Silver Medal, Contest of Mountain Photography, Nowy Targ 1994

The Prize of the President of Bielsko-Biala City in Culture – Ikar 2005

The Main Prize of the Year of the Minister of Culture for Eminent Achievements in Plastic Arts (2007).

Grant of the Association of Polish Authors (ZAiKS), Warsaw 2011

Grant of the Association of Polish Authors (ZAiKS), Warsaw 2012

Nomination to the Beskid Angel of Success Award by the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Success in Bielsko-Biała 2012

Grant of the Cultural Department of Bielsko-Biała City 2013

 

Prizes for the album “The Beskids”: 

Jantar Book (prize for the most beautiful book of the year), Meetings of Good Book Publishers, Gdańsk (1995); 

the Prize in the Contest of the Society of Polish Book Publishers (1995).

 


     WORK IN COLLECTIONS     

 

British Library (Women`s Issues) in London, Great Britain

Historic Museum (Castle) in Bielsko-Biała, Poland

Special Collection of the Public Library in Lublin, Poland

Museum of Humanity, Great Britain

City Hall, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

private collections