Teresa Hunyadi

A wood sculptor, artist and maker working between Scotland and The Netherlands. Studied wood carving at Universities in Austria and Japan, and teaching at the Design Department of Edinburgh College of Art, UK.



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solo exhibitions

2019 – Places of Comfort, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, Video: Places of Comfort
2017 – On Masks, Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh, UK, Video: On Masks
2017 – Heimspiel, Landespflegeheim Baden bei Wien, AT
2015 – Teresa Hunyadi, International Office at Joshibi University of Arts and Design, Sagamihara, JP

group exhibitions / performances

2021 – Current, White Space Gallery, 30 July – 5 Aug, Edinburgh, UK
2020 – Changing Tides, 28 Nov – 20 Dec, SSA, Edinburgh, UK
2020 – You Are Here, curated by Katmapped Kate Trafeli, London and James Stewart, Devon.
2019 – St Columba’s Hospice Annual Art Exhibition, Edinburgh, UK
2019 – Caol Ruadh Scottish Sculpture Park, June-August, UK
2019 – Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition, Invited Guest Artist, London, UK
2019 – Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, streetside space, UK
2018 – mengenMengen, Kunstverein Baden, AT
2018 – RBA Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries London, UK
2018 – RBA Rising Stars, Framers Gallery London, UK
2017 – Grown Together, St. Margaret’s House, Edinburgh, UK
2017 – Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Annual Exhibition, UK 
2017 – Hortus Redux, Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park, UK
2017 – Annual Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute, UK
2016 – The Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, Edinburgh, UK
2016 – North Ayrshire Open Art exhibition, Eglinton Park, UK
2016 – Annual Exhibition, Paisley Art Institute, UK
2015 – 16X, Gallery Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, AT
2014 – Homepake, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT
2014 – Junge Kunst Parcours, Brotfabrik, Vienna, AT
2013 – Ich sehe deine Worte nicht in Farbe, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT
2013 – Pique-nique, Festival à Corps, Poitiers, FR
2012 – UpSideDown & Co, Festival à Corps, Poitiers, FR
2011 – Homepake, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT
2011 – Essence, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, AT
2010 – Take a Seat Make a Seat, Habari – Vienna Design Week, AT

residencies / scholarships / research trips 

2020 – Residency at Sturt, NSW Australia, April-July – cancelled due to COVID-19
2018 – Rome Scholarship of Royal Society of British Artists, Italy, July  RBA Rome Blog
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


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

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).

2007 to 2009 – Diploma with distinction in Graphic Design, from Die Graphische Leyserstraße, Vienna, Austria.

2000 to 2005 – High School for Kindergarten Pedagogy and After-school Care, Wr. Neustadt, Austria.

areas of interest

Ongoing Trees , Woodlands and local timber

2017 to present day – Engagement of touch in the exploration of Sculpture by people with all sight abilities. Please see: In Touch Tours at ESW

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. Please see Video: On Masks

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