Timea Tihanyi is a Hungarian born interdisciplinary visual artist living and working in Seattle, Washington. Tihanyi holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, where she specialized on Neuropsychology; a BFA in Ceramics from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston; and an MFA in ceramics from the University of Washington, where she is currently a senior lecturer in the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts program.
Tihanyi is the founder and director of Slip Rabbit, a digital ceramics studio in Seattle, which focuses on research with 3D printed porcelain. She frequently collaborates with mathematicians from all over the world. During this residency, she will explore mathematically-inspired sculptural forms and patterns in glass.
“I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the MOG and to the family of the late Akio Takamori for making this residency in Honor of Akio possible. Akio Takamori was a beloved mentor, colleague, and friend, whose work and friendship is an everlasting inspiration to me personally and to generations of artists.” – Timea Tihayni