Founder and Director

Timea Tihanyi

Timea is an interdisciplinary artist and educator who has been working with ceramics for over 20 years. Timea moves flexibly between traditional and technologically aided processes. She is intrigued by a wide-range of ideas from art to figuring out how things work and can be made sense of in mathematics, neuroscience, or philosophy. Timea's projects range from sculpture to multimedia and participatory installations. She is a Senior Lecturer in the School of art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington and the Interim Chair of the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Program. 

Go to Timea's website

Current Interns

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Annabelle Wu

Annabelle, spending her her second quarter with Slip Rabbit, is a recent BDes graduate of the UW Industrial Design Program. Annabelle was chosen in 2016 as a competition finalist for the Rometti Award, which earned her a two week intensive with the company, designing and producing a ceramic prototype for the Rometti line. Annabelle's wizardry makes the Rhino design environment seem like the funnest thing in the universe. 

Go to Annabelle's website

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Daria Micovic

Daria is a senior at the University of Washington studying mathematics. She is involved with the Washington Experimental Math Lab (WXML), currently searching for patterns with respect to algebraic curves. She is interested in visual and tactile representations of mathematical objects as a means of understanding them.

See one of Daria's math visualization projects

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Frida Saucedo

Frida is a senior at the University of Washington, studying Interdisciplinary Visual Arts and minoring DXARTS. She's interested in exploring ideas related to dreams and bases her artwork on shapes and patters of nature. She combines traditional art with new media art to create meaningful experiences.

Go to Frida's website

Research Collaborators

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Prof. Sara Billey

Sara is a Professor of Mathematics and a John Rainwater Faculty Fellow at the University of Washington and an active member of the Association for Women in Mathematics. Sara’s research is in algebraic combinatorics and she is a strong advocate of using computers to do math research.  Sara is working with us on devising, coding, and implementing various rule-driven algorithmic pattern generation processes in both 2D and 3D. 

Go to Prof. Sara Billey’s website

Graphic Designer in Residence

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Eli Kahn

Eli is a Junior in Visual Communication design at the University of Washington. Besides his interest in art and photography, Eli spends a lot of his time running. He is currently figuring out his place in the world with an identity of both an artist and designer, and whether or not he can’t just be both. Eli is the designer of our Slip Rabbit logo. 

See more of Eli's work on Instagram

Past Interns

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Huiqing Wang

Huiqing earned her BA in Interdisciplinary Visual Art at University of Washington, Seattle in 2017 and spent two quarters with Slip Rabbit as an intern. As a dedicated artist with the focus on interdisciplinary art and ceramics, Huiqing values craftsmanship and materials. Her figurative sculptures reveal the sophistication and simplicity of being human and her understanding of clay as the most accessible medium for honing character and temperament as well as training physical and perceptive ability. 

Go to Huiqing’s website

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Yi-Chun Sun

Yi-Chun (Kate) is a recent Interdisciplinary Visual Art and Psychology graduate from the University of Washington. Kate centers her art practice around topics such as self-identity and environmental issues while incorporating materials that hold personal meanings. Besides making art, Yi-Chun is also interested in museum studies. She did a summer internship at the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts in Taiwan in 2016.

Go to Yi-Chun's website

Ryan Gilmore

Ryan is an upcoming senior in the University of Washington Industrial Design Program. Ryan is interested in working with new technologies and exploring design application across many different industries. He also does photography, makes music in his free time, and loves traveling to new exciting places.

Go to Ryan’s website

Jay Jiewen Luo

Jay is a UX designer and a recent graduate of UW HCDE. He believes that a designer’s skill set should not be limited by his/her title. Jay has worked with NASA JPL, UW Department of Statistics, and OTVcloud on various design projects. Currently, he is building an auto-following drone using Arduino.

Go to Jay's website