Hiroshi Hayakawa teaches Intro to Photo, Photo I, Photo II, Material Studies, Studio Art & Entrepreneurship, and mentors graduate students at CCAD. Hayakawa earned a Bachelor of Arts in French Literature at Keio University in Tokyo, Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Photography and Fine Arts at CCAD, and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Hayakawa works in photography, drawing, painting, sculpture and paper craft. He has published four paper craft books: Kirigami Menagerie, Paper Pups, Paper Birds, and Paper Monsters and Curious Creatures through Lark Crafts. Hayakawa is a recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship.