Ryan Takaba is a material artist whose sculptures, tableaux, and installations are centered around a study of scientific reason and the power of belief, incorporating thematic materials -flowers, ash, wax, and water. He exhibits his work throughout the United States and has participated in residencies at the European Ceramic Work Center -Netherlands, The PotteryWorkshop in Jingdezhen -China, and was awarded a residency through Blue Star Contemporary to live and work at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin-Germany. He earned an MFA in Ceramics from Kent State University and a BFA in Ceramics from the University of Hawai`i. Ryan currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas.
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