Studies

  • 2008 Art University of Linz (Kunstuniversitat Linz), Visual education, PhD program, Linz, Austria
  • 2007 Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, art teacher and professional texile design MA, Budapest
  • 2004 Atelier Interiour Designer School, Budapest
  • 2002-2004 Japanese Monbukagakusho scholarship, University of Kobe, Human development major, Kobe, Japan
  • 2001 Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences, Art teacher training, Eger
  • 2000 Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Primary and Pre-School Education, Budapest

 
Main Individual Exhibitions

  • 2017 59th  National Kokeshi Exhibition and Contest, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2015 Buddhist roads (Photo exhibition), Tara Temple, Tar Journey to the land of kokeshis, Sushi Sei Étterem, Budapest
  • 2014 Kokeshi exhibition, Kyoto International Community House/kokoka,Kyoto, Japan
  • 2012 Rhizomes (Photo exhibition), Corvin Cultural Center, Budapest
  • 2008 Kobe is my home as well, Three Furniture Gallery, Budapest
  • 2005 Huggings, ISIS Gallery, Szombathely Prints, Ceramic Park, Budapest Huggings, Fenomén Café, Budapest
  • 2004 Farewell to Japan/Embrace, Satom Gallery Kobe; Huggings, Csók István Gallery, Budapest

Major group exhibitions

  • 2017 59th  National Kokeshi Exhibition and Contest, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2017 Nihon ningyo – Ritual and play, Déri Museum,  Debrecen
  • 2016 Advent exhibition, Nagytétény Castle Museum
  • 2016 The Nagas, elephants and birds – costumes from the mainland of South-East Asia, Hopp Ferenc Museum of Asian Arts
  • 2016 23th Japanese Sosaku kokeshi exhibition,Shibukawa, Japan
  • 2016 Orient exhibition, Palmetta Gallery, Budapest
  • 2016 Kokeshi and Bonsai, Kempinski Hotel, Budapest
  • 2016  Sakura feast, Füvészkert, Budapest
  • 2016 58th  Japanese National Kokeshi Exhibition and Contest, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2015 57th Japenese National Kokeshi Exhibition and Competition, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2014 Geishas and Samurais, Janus Pannonius Museum, Pécs Japanese fashion, photo exhibition, Hotel Wellamarin, Balaton
  • 2012 Collaborative book: systematic reflection about the living experience, INSEA exhibition, Ciprus The woman in Japan, Corvin Culture Center, Budapest „Giant kokeshi”, Advent exhibition, Castle Museum in Nagytétény
  • 2010 Watercolour fairy tale, Supranatura Art Foundation, Budapest Savaria Days, „Japanese Stall”, Szombathely
  • 2009 Simplicity and Transience/ The inspiration of wabi sabi, Porto, Portugália
  • 2007 MOME diploma exhibition, Budapest
  • 2003 Screen printing exhibition, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
  • 2002/2003 Calligraphy painting, AIEJ Center, Kobe, Japan

 
Application Works

  • 2014 NESTEA new outfit, kokeshi design, Coca-Cola
  • 2009 KofferArt, KLM Application
  • 2007 World Offline, Fashion design competition
  • 2004 10th Anniversary of Kobe Earthquake, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art competition
  • 2001 Ceramic tile design, Zalakerámia Rt.

 
Prizes

  • 2017 Award of the Mayor of Ebina City, 59th Japanese National Kokeshi Contest, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2016 Prize of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, (2nd prize, 1st prize in its category), 58th Japanese National Kokeshi Contest, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2016/03 Nonprofit Ltd. for Hungarian Creative Arts (MANK) Highest level of classification of applied arts products for all my creations, which means, each one of my future works get a certification number
  • 2015 Prize of the Governor of Miyagi- (as the first foreign awarded)
  • 2015 57th Japenese National Kokeshi Exhibition and Competition, Shiroishi-Zao, Japan
  • 2001 Interior design competition, Special prize: Eszterházy Károly College, Patchwork Exhibition, ELTE, Budapest  

 
Publications

  • 2015/2014 DIY section and interior design expert - Lakáskultúra Magazine
  • 2015 Do it yourself section - Fanny Magazine
  • 08/2015 About the Asian culture for youth vol.2, in the book “Japan” - Virág Hársvölgyi, Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts
  • 2012 RHIZOMES – Tóth-Vásárhelyi Réka, Napkút Publishing, Budapest
  • 2010 Japanese fashion as a cultural assimilation, PRAE journal
  • 2009 STORY OF THE WONDERFUL WOODEN DOLL – Children’s storybook, Tóth-Vásárhelyi Réka, Napkút Publishing, Budapest
  • 2007 Life in Pre-school, vol.15/3.-16/1. Anniversary Conference for Art Teachers – New Podium journal
  • 2007/2006 High school drawing lessons - Irány.hu magazine
  • 2006 Tales of the World - Tasi Kata – Tóth-Vásárhelyi Réka, illustration of Children’s storybook, Magyar Napló, Budapest
  • 2005 PEBBLES - Tandori Dezső - Tóth-Vásárhelyi Réka, Japanese Haiku’s collection and photo album, Print-X Publishing, Budapest
  • 2005 Alternative Art Education in Japan –National Association of Hungarian Art Teachers, Methodological Publication
  • 2004 Harakiri - Four Men Magazine
  • 2004 Terebess website (www.terebess.hu) - Asia Lexicon, Japan, Japanese cultural articles
  • 2003 Harmony of colours – Széplak Magazine
  • 2001 Junken” and “Advises for MONBUSHO research students”– Andzsin-san Magazine
  • 2000 A tiny square – Széplak Magazine