Asuka Goto received an MFA in Sculpture from Tyler School of Art and a BA and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate from Brandeis University. She attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2008 and was a Workspace resident at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) in 2009/2010. She has also participated in residencies at the Joan Mitchell Center, HomeBase Berlin, Sculpture Space and the Vermont Studio Center. Goto has received several awards including the NYFA Artists' Fellowship (for Architecture / Environmental Structures / Design), the Jerome Foundation Travel & Study Grant, and the Joan Mitchell MFA Grant. Her work has been exhibited at BRIC, the Brooklyn Public Library, the CUE Foundation, NURTUREart, TSA NY, and 92Y Tribeca in New York; at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia; at Real Art Ways in Hartford; and at the Globe Gallery in Newcastle, England.
Goto was born and raised in Boston but lived in Yokosuka, Japan for several years as a teenager. She now lives in Brooklyn. Goto is currently an artist-in-residence at Triangle Arts Association and is an Assistant Professor at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia, where she teaches in the Foundation, Fine Arts and Graduate Studies Departments.