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School of Visual Arts

Yayoi Asoma

Artistic Director

Yayoi is an artist and educator living and working in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI and her MFA in visual arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Exhibitions include, Yayoi Asoma: Curated by Stephen Westfall, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY; The Grass is Greener on the Other Side...So What?, Leo Fortuna Gallery, Hudson, NY; Artist As Teacher, The Studio, Armonk, NY, Remembering is Everything, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA; Whimsicality, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY; and her work has been reviewed in the New York Times. Asoma is an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College, teaches studio programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and teaches in NYC public schools through Studio in a School.