Artists > Takaezu

Toshiko Takaezu
Plumbego Moon
Ceramic
23 x 21 x 21 inches
2001
Toshiko Takaezu
Form C
Ceramic
32 x 20 x 19 inches
2001
Toshiko Takaezu
Form 4ST
Ceramic
22 x 19 inches
2005
Toshiko Takaezu
Loku
Ceramic
47 x 24 x 24 inches
1998
Toshiko Takaezu
Thalia (Charm)
Ceramic
58 x 20 x 20 inches
2000
ceramic
Ceramic
58 x 20 x 20 inches each
2000

Toshiko Takaezu

Education
1951-54 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1948-51 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Teaching
1967-92 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
1958-59 Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
1955-64 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1954-55 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1954-56 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Grants & Awards
2004 Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Award for distinguished achievement in American Craft
1997 Honorary Degree, Cedar Crest College
1996 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Princeton University
1994 Human Treasure Award, University of North Carolina
1994 Gold Medal, American Craft Council, New York, NY
1994 New Jersey Pride Award
1993 Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, University of Hawaii
1992 Howard Behrman Award, Princeton University
1992 Honorary Degree, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1987 Living Treasure Award, Honolulu, HI
1987 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
1986 New Jersey Governor's Award
1983 Dickinson Art Award, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
1980 National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship
1975 Fellow, American Craft Council, New York, NY
1964 Tiffany Foundation Grant

Solo Exhibitions
2006 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Racine Art Museum. “Heaven & Earth”, Racine, WI
2004 Philadelphia Museum of Art, “The Poetry of Clay: The Art of Toshiko Takaezu”, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Tang Museum, Skidmore College
2001 Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
2001 Toshiko Takaezu: An Essential Balance, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
2000 Toshiko Takaezu: An Essential Balance, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998 Toshiko Takaezu: At Home, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
1997 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
1995-98 Toshiko Takaezu: Retrospective, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
and traveling throughout Japan; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; Florida
Community College, Jacksonville, FL; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; American
Craft Museum, New York, NY
1994 Outdoor Sculpture, Longhouse Foundation, East Hampton, NY
1994 Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
1994 Toshiko Takaezu: 1954-1994, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994 Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
1993 Toshiko Takaezu: 1950-1992, Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI
1993 Toshiko Takaezu: 1980-1992, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
1993 Toshiko Takaezu: 1950-1980, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
1993 Maveety Gallery, Portland, OR
1992 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1992 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
1990-91 Four Decades, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ and traveling to Allentown Art
Museum, Allentown, PA; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1990 The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ
1990 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1989 University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
1989 Volcano Art Center, Kanehameha School, Honolulu, HI
1988 University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville, IL
1988 Punahou School, Honolulu, HI
1988 Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
1988 Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
1987 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987 Hau-Pulamamau Kuakini Hospital, Honolulu, HI
1985 Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, FL
1983 Community College of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA
1983 Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
1981 Belks Art Gallery, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
1980 Contemporary Craft Center, Portland, OR
1980 Keystone Junior College, La Plume, PA
1975 Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, FL
1974 Lafayette College, Easton, PA
1973 Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
1971 Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
1971 Boise Art Association, Boise, ID
1971 Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
1968 Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
1966 Contemporary Art Center, Honolulu, HI
1965 Edinboro State College, Edinboro, PA
1965 Gallery 100, Princeton, NJ
1965 Indiana State University, Terra Haute, IN
1965 Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA
1962 State University College of Education, Onconta, NY
1961 Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, TN
1961 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1961 St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
1961 Clarke College, Dubuque, IA
1961 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
1959 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1955 Bonniers, New York, NY
1955 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Two-person Exhibitions
1997 Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1980 University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI
1979 New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
1979 Haae Gallery of Art, Bloomsburg, PA
1979 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1960 Lake Erie College, Painsville, OH
1960 Hanamura Gallery, Detroit, MI
1959 Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
1958 Cleveland Women's Club, Cleveland, OH

Group Exhibitions
2001 High Fire: Significant Ceramic Sculpture, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art - Kansas
City, MO
2000 Living with Form: The Horn Collection of Contemporary Craft, Arkansas Arts Center,
Little Rock, AR
1999 Contemporary Japanese Abstraction, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998 Clay, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1997-00 Crossing the Threshold, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY and traveling
throughout U.S.
1996 Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Eloquent Objects, National Museum of Kyoto, Japan
1989 Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
1989 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
1989 Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA
1988 Ohio Designer Craftsman 25th Anniversary Invitational Show, Columbus, OH
1987 Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
1987 Twining Gallery, New York, NY
1985 Hawaii Celebrating 100 Years of Japanese Immigrants, Honolulu, HI
1985 The Art Museum of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
1985 Gallery North, Setauket, NJ
1985 Summit Art Center, Summit, NJ
1984 Historic Bethlehem Inc., Bethlehem, PA
1983 Campbell Museum, Camden, NJ
1982 Meredith Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD
1982 Reading Museum, Reading, PA
1977 American Craft Council Exhibition, Winston Salem, NC
1975 Visual Arts Faculty Show, Princeton Museum, Princeton, NJ
1975 Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
1966 Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
1962 First National Invitational Ceramic Exhibition, San Jose State College, CA
1962 Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1962 International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, Prague, Czechoslovakia
1961 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
1961 Ostend International Show
1960 International Culture Exchange Exhibit, Czechoslovakia
1960 First International Cultural Exchange Exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland
1959 Ostend International Show
1959 U.S. Information Agency Show of U.S. Handcrafts
1958 Syracuse International Exhibition
1958 Brussels World's Fair

Museum Collections
American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Boise Art Association, Boise, ID
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
National Museum, Bangkok, Thailand
Newark Museum of Art, Newark, NJ
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art,
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Washington
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI