Takigawa Design wins Gold and Best of Show in International Competition

Jerry Takigawa’s book, Grace in Uncertainty, won Gold and Best of Show in this year’s Summit Creative Award competition in the Industry Self-Promotion category. Based in Portland, Oregon, the Summit International Awards recognizes the work of creative agencies worldwide with annual billings under $30 million. The 2013 Creative Award competiton drew over five thousand…

Grace in Uncertainty

Design is a Good Idea

The word “grace” has many interpretations. For Grace in Uncertainty, I am referring to the uplifting and sustaining energy that originates from trusting you’ll always receive what you need in the moment. In contrast, anxiety derives from being in the past or the future—not in the present. Creative people seem to have access to…

Jerry Takigawa Photograph Added to Crocker Art Museum Collection

Through a generous gift from Gail and John Enns and Celadon Inc, a recent photograph from Jerry Takigawa’s False Food series has been added to the permanent collection of the Crocker Art Museum. The image, Untitled F-374, is slated to be included in the next photography exhibition curated from the museum’s collection by Diana…

Jerry Takigawa: Accelerating Time

by Richard Pitnick, Black & White Magazine, Fall Issue 2012 (#93) (Release date July 24, 2012) Copyright 2012 by Ross Periodicals, Inc. All rights reserved.

Time and the arc of memory are the central themes of Jerry Takigawa’s elegantly conceived and executed “Landscapes of Presence” portfolio. Working with a range of elemental natural objects and…

“Living Plastic-Free” Talk and “False Food” Photo Exhibition at Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

On June 22 at 7 pm, in the Carl Cherry Center Theater, artist Jerry Takigawa will introduce Monterey Bay Aquarium climate change interpretive specialist Sarah-Mae Nelson. Nelson will share simple choices we can all make to reduce single-use plastic from our lives and help heal the oceans.

This talk is presented in conjunction with False…