Teresa Hunyadi

Born in Austria.
Lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland.

solo exhibitions

2017 – On Masks, Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh, UK, August, Video
2017 – Heimspiel, Landespflegeheim Baden bei Wien, AT, May-July
2015 – Teresa Hunyadi, International Office at Joshibi University of Arts and Design, Sagamihara, JP, July


2018 – In Touch Tours at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, GB,
Sculpture events in cooperation with Lynn Cowan. Exhibitions specifically designed for access by touch and presented for Blind, Partially Sighted and Sighted people.
14&15 September 2018: In Touch Tour – Stone Works
11&12 May 2018: In Touch Tour – On Masks

2017 – Invited Curator: Chiselled, RGI Kelly Gallery Glasgow, UK, September
A project in support of the stone carving community in Edinburgh.

2015 to 2017 – Research on tradition and form of Masks. Leading to an independent body of work shown in the solo show On Masks in 2017.

group exhibitions / performances

2018 – mengenMengen, Kunstverein Baden, AT, September-October, Flyer
2018 – RBA Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries London, UK, March
2018 – RBA Rising Stars, Framers Gallery London, UK, March
2017 – Grown Together, St. Margaret’s House Edinburgh, UK, November
2017 – Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Annual Exhibition, UK, November 
2017 – Hortus Redux, Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park, UK, June-September
2017 – Annual Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute, UK, May-June
2016 – The Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, Edinburgh, UK, July-August
2016 – North Ayrshire Open Art exhibition, Eglinton Park, UK, July
2016 – Annual Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute, UK, May-June
2015 – 16X, Gallery Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, AT, February
2014 – Homepake, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT, November
2014 – Junge Kunst Parcours, Brotfabrik, Vienna, AT, June
2013 – Ich sehe deine Worte nicht in Farbe, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT, October
2013 – Pique-nique, Festival à Corps, Poitiers, FR, April
2012 – UpSideDown & Co, Festival à Corps, Poitiers, FR, April
2011 – Homepake, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT, November
2011 – Essence, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, AT, June-July
2010 – Take a Seat Make a Seat, Habari – Vienna Design Week, AT, October

residencies / scholarships / research trips 

2018 – Rome Scholarship of Royal Society of British Artists, Italy, July  Blog1, Blog2
2017 – Residency at Caol Ruadh Scottish Sculpture Park, UK, March
2017 – Research Trip in The Gambia, January and February
2015 – Research Trip in Japan, July and August

awards / funding / grants

2018 – Marianne von Werther Memorial Award, London RBA, UK
2018 – Nathan David Award for Sculpture, London RBA, UK
2017 – Emerging Artists Bursary Scheme 2017/18, City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland,  UK
2017 – Milly & Benno Shotz Award for a young Sculptor, Glasgow RGI, UK
2017 – Beltane Studios Foundry Award, Paisley, UK
2016 – Visual Artist Award, City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland, UK
2016 – McKay Award, Paisley, UK
2015 – Emanuel und Sofie Fohn-Stipendienstiftung, Vienna, AT
2015 – Michael Zoller-Stiftung, Niederösterreich, AT
2015 – Siegfried Ludwig-Fonds, Niederösterreich, AT
2013/14 – Förderstipendium, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT

Continuous support from Colin Lindsay-MacDougall and Sarah Suttie


2015 – Masters Degree (Mag.art), University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria. Including work at Department of Education for Art and Design, department of Fine Arts and an exchange semester at the department of Sculpture, Joshibi University of Arts and Design, Sagamihara, Japan.
Masters Paper on Still Lifes with reference to Rachel Ruysch’s work to explore and connect several themes around the production, meaning and development of depicted flowers.

2009 – Diploma in Graphic Design, from Die Graphische Leyserstraße, Vienna, Austria.
Diploma Project: Developing Material for the children’s education program of Museum Belvedere in Vienna.

2005 – Diploma in Kindergarten Pedagogy and After-school Care, Wr. Neustadt, Austria.
Diploma Project: Art Education in Kindergarten and after school care with a focus on contemporary art practises as well as exploring influential Art in Central Europe at the beginning of the 20th century.


From 2011 onwards – Wood working: Sculpting, Relief, Chip carving, Lettering, Turning, Carpentry, Trees and Woodlands

2018 – Bronze casting and mold making, UK
2017 – Chainsaw Licence CS30/CS31, Treevolution, UK
2015 – Metal Work, JP/UK
2011 to 2013 – Improvised Performance / Body in Public Space / “Composition in real Time” with Claire Filmon, FR
2011 to 2013 – Courses in ceramics, porcelain, pot throwing, glazing, and plaster mould making for slip casting, AT
2008 to 2012 – Courses in printing techniques: etching, woodblock, lettering, experimental and monotype, AT