About Renata Buziak

Renata Buziak is a Polish born, Brisbane based photo-media artist, and a sessional academic; she is passionate about nature, art, collaborations and education. Renata’s experimental biochrome work, an art-science practice, has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions, nationally and internationally; awarded several grants, scholarships and prizes. Renata’s work is held in private and public collections including The Macquarie Group, University of Queensland, Redlands Art Gallery, and Academy of Fine Art in Warsaw, Poland.


2016 Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University, QLD
2006 Bachelor of Photography with First Class Honours, QCA Griffith University, QLD


2017 reveal, Onespace Gallery, Highgate Hill, QLD.
Medicinal Plant Cycles, WM Gallery, Amsterdam the Netherlands, and Gaffa Gallery, Sydney NSW.
2016 The Healing Ribbon, Quandamooka Festival, Photography Gallery, Point Lookout North Stradbroke Island
Unfolding Rhythm II, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, QLD.
2015 Medicinal Plant Cycles, POP Gallery, Woolloongabba QLD.
2014 Unfolding Rhythms, The Hold Art Space, West End QLD.
2013 Afterimage, ANCA Gallery, Dickson ACT.
2011 Afterimage, Red Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC.
Absence, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD.
2010 Marine Cove, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, QLD.
2009 Afterimage, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD.
2008 Biochromes: Collaboration with Nature, A QPAC Art Spaces Exhibition, South Bank, QLD.
2007 Biochromes, Blender Gallery, Paddington, NSW.


2017 Nature Continually Ablaze: Renata Buziak’s Medicinal Plant Cycles, Daniel Pateman, exhibition review, London Photography Diary March 2017, & Eyeline Publishing, Issue 87, September 2017, QLD Australia.
2016 ABC TV Gardening Australia: My Garden Path: Renata Buziak http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s4501916.htm
Renata Buziak Unfolding Rhythms II, Carol Schwarzman, exhibition review, Artlink Magazine August 2016.
2015 Knowing and Knowledge: The Interdisciplinary Research of Visual Artist Renata Buziak, Dr Victoria Cooper, Medicinal Plants Cycles exhibition catalogue, October 2015.
Cast by the Sun, Donal Fitzpatrick & Stephanie Lynn Rogers, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University / Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 2015, pp. 10, 16-17.
Presence and Boundaries in the Garden, Dr Stephen Hobson, Habitat Exhibition Catalogue, Rough Paper Press, pp. 2-3.
Habitat exhibition review, Gordon Craig, LUCIDA magazine, August 2015.
The Absolute Authority of Authenticity, Simon Marsh, Panoptic Press, Jan 2015.
Renata Buziak Biochromes, Artist Talk /Vanessa Tomlinson/Time-lapse Videos, Panoptic Press, YouTube.
2014 Ogród, Louise Martin-Chew, Hayward Fine Art exhibition catalogue, 31 October 2014.
Aesthetic Essence of the Biochromes, Prof Ross Woodrow, Unfolding Rhythms, April 2014.
2013 Renata Buziak Afterimage Book Review, Dr Anne Kirker, Art Monthly, June 2013, p. 52.
Renata Buziak – Afterimage: how memories decompose, Ass Prof Marian Drew, Artalmanac, 30 April 2013.
Renata Buziak Afterimage, Unless you will (UYW), Issue 24, January 2013, pp. 116-137.
2012 Positive Feedback Loop Exhibition catalogue, QCA Griffith University, South Bank QLD.
2011 AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHY AND GALLERY COMPENDIUM 2011, Daylight Productions, pp. 88-89.
2010 Look: Contemporary Australian Photography since 1980, A. Marsh, Macmillan Publishers pp. 195, 379.
Photo Review Australia, Me and the Microbes, S. Packer, Issue 46, Dec-Feb 2010/11, pp. 24-30.
Silvershotz, Queensland Centre for Photography Featured Artists, Vol 6, Ed 3, 2010, p. 34-39.
LUCIDA, ‘Afterimge’ Review, R. Smith, [on-line] lucidamagazine.com.