Kyoko Matsunaga was born in Hyogo, Japan in 1981. She lives and works in Kyoto. Her BFA in Printmaking was received from Kyoto Seika university. After graduation, she moved to Tokyo and studied with a bookbinder, Yo Yamazaki, to shape her book art more unerringly. She also had lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for three years between 2010 and 2013. There, she absorbed the culture of America and the contemporary style of book art. Her works are included in many private and public collections, and has been seen in numerous exhibitions in Japan and abroad.