Takahashi received her MFA in Contemporary Studio Practice from Portland State University (Portland, OR) in 2013. She earned a BFA in Japanese Painting from Joshibi University of Art and Design (Japan), where she was awarded a prize for her thesis work. Takahashi also obtained an Associate of Fine Art in Aesthetics from Aoyama-gakuin Women’s College (Tokyo, Japan). Currently, she is a research scholar at the University of Oregon, focusing on the conceptual understanding of Japanese aesthetics. Her work has been collected and exhibited internationally at the following art establishments: Toriizaka Art in Japan; Gwangju Fork Art Museum in South Korea; Southern Alberta Art Gallery in Canada; International Museum in Texas; 510 Museum&ArtSpace; and Littman Gallery in Oregon.