Teresa Hunyadi

Wood Sculptor. Born in Austria. Lives and works in Scotland.
Studio holder at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.
Tutor at Edinburgh College of Art


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+44 7763 782 834
Instagram: TeresaHunyadi


solo exhibitions

2019 – Places of Comfort, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, 3 – 18 August
For more information see Press Release

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

group exhibitions / performances

2019 – Caol Ruadh Scottish Sculpture Park, UK, June-August
2019 – Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition, Invited Guest Artist, London, 4-14 July
2019 – Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Studio Holder Presentation in streetside space, UK, March-April
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

2019 – Project Fund with Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop for In Touch Tours.
Granted by The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and The City of Edinburgh Council.
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


2010 to 2015 – Bachelor and Masters Degree with distinction (Mag.art) from University of Applies Arts Vienna at the department of Art and Education. Dual Majors in Design, Architecture and Environment (Design and Technology) and Art and Communication Practices (Fine Arts).
Additional specialisation in Material Studies (Ceramic and Wood).

2015 – Exchange semester at the department of Sculpture, Joshibi University of Arts and Design, Sagamihara, Japan.

2007 to 2009 – Diploma with distinction in Graphic Design, from Die Graphische Leyserstraße, Vienna, Austria. Specialisation in Visualisation and Communication tools combined with the complementary subject of technology and phenomenology.

2000 to 2005 – High School for 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.


2017 to present day – engagement of touch in the exploration of Sculpture by people with all sight abilities.

2015 to 2017 – Research on tradition and form of masking and Masks. Leading to an independent body of work shown in the solo show On Masks in 2017. Video: https://vimeo.com/245218143

2013 to 2015 – Research on tradition and depiction of Flower Still Lifes from early works to contemporary culture. Leading 2015 to Masters Paper on Still Lifes.


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

2018 – Metal 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