Anna Tihanyi
Photography

BIO

Anna Tihanyi received my MA from communication at the JATE University with the thesis themed in photography “Stills in Motion” Enrolled to Fotografus photography school where she majored in experimental photography. Twice received a grant from the Ministry of Education and Culture of Hungary and became a member of the Studio of Young Hungarian Art Photographers (FFS).

Shortly after her work got selected as a permanent installation for the Youth Olympic Village in Innsbruck, Austria, and won the NARS residency in New York, following by the E.On Creative Award Residency in Berlin. With her series Berlin bhf. not she has won the 3rd prize at the European Month of Photography Festival in Ljubljana, Honorable Mention at the Moscow International Foto Awards, and debuted in a solo show in the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center in Budapest, Hungary. She has been selected to participate and exhibit the series at NordArt International Art Exhibition in Germany, and been nominated for submitting the same series to the prestigious Prix Pictet Award.

Her portfolio was selected for the Lucie Award Scholarship by the American Photographic Artists and Lucie Foundation, and received a great recognition at the gala awards ceremony at the Carnegie Hall, NYC. After receiving Honorable Mention at the FotoVisura Grant 2015, she got selected to exhibit at the 4th Biennale of Photography as a winner at the 8th Julia Margaret Cameron Award, juried by Laura Noble UK gallerist and curator. Her work has been recently featured in the Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology as a shortlisted artist, and she has become selected as a Critical Mass Top 50 winner.

She has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibition nationally and internationally. She is currently working on her next project “Character assassination” in Budapest, Hungary.

 
 
AWARDS
 
 
2016 Critical Mass 2016
2016 Bloom Award - nominee, Cologne, G
2016 Athens Photo Festival- finalist, Athen, GR
2015 8th Julia Margaret Cameron Award 
2015 Aesthetica Art Prize - longlisted
2015 Photographer's Forum - Best of Photography 2015
2015 Athens Photo Festival- finalist, Athen, GR
2015 FotoVisura Grant - Honorable mention
2014 7th Julia Margaret Cameron Award - finalist
2014 LICC - London International Creative Competition - shortlisted
2014 APA / Lucie Foundation Professional Scholarship Winner- New York, USA
2014 MIFA (Moscow Int'l Photography Awards) Honorable Mention, Fine Art Category
2014 Photonic Moments / European Month of Photography Festival- 3rd prize Ljubljana, Slovenia 
2014 Camac residency 
2014 E.On Creative Award- Berlin, Germany
2013 NKA visual prize by the Ministry of Culture -solo exhibition
2012 Athens Photo Festival- finalist, Athen, GR
2012 NARS residency - New York, USA
2012 Professional Women Photographers - juror's selection, honorable mention
2012 MyArtContest.com- International Anniversary Art Contest, honorable mention 
2011 Celeste Prize 2011- finalist, Brooklyn, New York, USA 
2011 Kaunas Photo Festival – Kaunas, Lithuania
2011 Intimate Space- Georgia Creimer art project, permanent installation, Innsbruck, Austria
2011 Association of the Young Hungarian Art Photographers (FFS)
2010 NKA visual prize by the Ministry of Culture- solo exhibition
 
 
EDUCATION / WORKSHOPS / RESIDENCIES
 
E.On Creative Award- Artist Residency Berlin, Germany  2014
NARS Artist Residency Program led by Eun Young Choi, NARS Foundation, New York USA 2012
Photoshop workshop, Photopress, Budapest 2009
Krapanj Creative Camp workshop - Krapanj, Slovenia, 2008
Photography diploma Fotografus.hu Photography School, Budapest, HU- majored in experimental photography led by Zsolt Petranyi 2002-2006
MA of Liberal Arts JATE University, Budapest, Hu- majored in communication, marketing, thesis on photography titled “Stills in Motion”
1999-2006