Material-Maker-Machine: Introduction to Ceramic 3D Printing with Timea Tihanyi

Thursday, October 26th, 2023

6-7:00 PM PST


This online workshop and demonstration will introduce 3D printing technology in art practice, with a specific focus on using a clay printer. Workshop attendees will get an overview of the workflow from design forms (both in CAD and outside of CAD), making sure the forms are printable, as well as printing and finishing them. Information about extrusion printers will also be provided and your printing questions are answered.

Timea Tihanyi is a Hungarian born interdisciplinary visual artist and ceramist living and working in Seattle, Washington. Tihanyi holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary; a BFA in Ceramics from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston; and an MFA in ceramics from the University of Washington.

Tihanyi’s work has been exhibited in the United States, Brazil, Australia, Denmark, Spain and the Netherlands, including Shepparton Art Museum, Henry Art Gallery, Bellevue Art Museum, Mint Museum of Art and Design, Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburg, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, Foundry Art Center, International Museum of Surgical Science, SculptureSpace NYC and the Museum of Glass, Tacoma. She has received many recognitions, including the 2018 Neddy Award in Open Media, a 2018-19 Bergstrom Award, and a New Foundation travel grant. In Seattle, her work has been part of numerous solo and group exhibitions at Gallery 4Culture, CoCA, Consolidated works, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Gallery, Davidson Contemporary, and SOIL Gallery. Her work is represented by the Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle.

Tihanyi is a Teaching Professor in the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts program at the University of Washington. She is the founder and director of Slip Rabbit, a unique mentoring space for experimentation and learning at the intersections of art, design, architecture, science and engineering. Slip Rabbit is the first technoceramics studio in the Pacific Northwest.

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