Kaname Takada teaches ceramics. Takada has exhibited work in France, New Zealand, Japan, and throughout the United States. His work is represented at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Zanesville Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd Art Center, Ohio Craft Museum, on CCAD's campus and at other places both public and private. He has three times won first place in ceramics at the Ohio Show at the Zanesville Museum of Art and twice won a ceramics award at the Spring Show in Lima as well as the Wooster Functional Ceramics Workshop Award of Excellence. BFA in fine arts, CCAD, 1989; MFA in fine arts and ceramics, University of Notre Dame, 1992.