Hiroko Takeda is a New York-based artist from Japan, where she trained in the tradition of the Mingei Undou (Japanese Arts and Crafts Movement) and began her practice in Kyoto and Tokyo. Takeda received an MA in Constructed Textiles from the Royal College of Art in London. She has exhibited in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Her work has been commissioned by leading architects and private collectors worldwide.
Prior to opening her Brooklyn studio, Takeda was senior designer at the Jack Larsen Studio in New York.
She has been an artist-in-residence at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and has received the International Textile Award in Tokyo, the ICFF Editors Award, and the Jack Larsen Contemporary Textile Award. She has lectured on her art with Sheila Hicks in New York and is a guest lecturer at Tama Art University in Tokyo.