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Kaname Takada

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1989 BFA Fine Arts, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

1992 MFA Fine Arts and Ceramics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor or Ceramics, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

 

BIOGRAPHY

Kaname Takada is best known for wheel thrown earthenware platters, double-walled assembled bowls and box forms. Takada decorates his pieces with intricate symmetrical patterns, using terra sigillata as well as colored slips, and glazes. The work is then fired in an electric kiln.

Takada shares a studio with his wife, Sumiko Takada, who is known for inlaid earthenware vessel forms.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio

Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville Ohio

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Up Front, “Kaname Takada,” Ceramics Monthly, 40, no. 7 (September 1992): 22 – 24 ceramics-monthly-sep92-cei0992d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)  Last accessed: 17 December 2021.

Takada, Kaname, “Interpretations of functional forms at the Indianapolis Art Center,” Ceramics Monthly, 45, no. 9 (November 1997): 20. Last accessed: 17 December 2021. ceramics-monthly-nov97-cei1197d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

 Takada, Kaname, “CCAD’s Mural WA,“ Ceramics Monthly, 44, no. 7 (September 1996): 67 – 71. Last accessed: 17 December 2021. ceramics-monthly-sep96-cei0996d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

Takada, Kaname, “Earthenware with Intricate Surface Pattering,” Ceramics Monthly, 65, no. 3 (March 2017): 57 - 61. Last accessed: 17 December 2021. ceramics-monthly-mar17-cei0317d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

 

Website(s):

https://www.studiotakada.com/

Artist's Studio: Studio Takada

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

"Kaname Takada + Date” at Base

Takada Kaname '74
Takada Kaname '74
1974
Sculpture
Date: 1974
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.405, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.405, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
1974
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 11, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/takada