Takayo Noda Biography

Takayo Noda




Collagist/paper manipulator, printmaker, painter, and author Takayo Noda was born in Japan on September 20, 1934. She attended Gakushuin University in Tokyo from 1935 to 1955, and moved to New York in 1961, where she studied at the Art Students League. She worked as a freelance writer for Woman's Day Magazine from 1969 to 1972 and has since written and illustrated children's books. She has exhibited in both group and solo shows throughout the U.S. and her works are included in collections world wide.

Awards: Gold Medal of Honor, Graphics, Audubon Artists, NY; Silver Medal of Honor for Graphics, Audubon Artists, NY; First Prize for Graphics, Art Assn. of Harrisburg, PA; Krishna Reddy Award, Soc. of Amer. Graphic Artists, NY; Purchase Prize, Honolulu Acad. of Arts, HI; Gail Cohen Edelman Memorial Award; Society of American Graphic Artists fellowship.

Memberships: New York Artists Equity Assoc.; Authors Guild; Academy of American Poets; Allied Artists American, Inc.; National Association of Women Artists; Boston Printmakers; Society of America Graphic Arts; Audubon Artists (vice president of graphics division, 1991 - 1997); Lotos Club (art committee member from 2002 - 2008 and again starting in 2010).

Takayo Noda died in New York on May 5, 2023.