Matsumoto was born in Tokyo in 1981 and studied at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. In 2013, she obtained a master's degree at the renowned art academy in Düsseldorf, where Joseph Beuys taught in the 1960s and 1970s and where well-known artists such as Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Anselm Kiefer, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth, Andreas Gursky and Candida Höfer completed their studies. Matsumoto studied there under Professor Katharina Grosse, whose work featured in a major solo exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin in 2020.
Matsumoto recently received Artist of the Year Prize from ITSLIQUID. Additionally, she was invited to complete a residency at the Goyang Art Studio of the Seoul National Museum of Contemporary Art in South Korea, followed by two residencies in Berlijn with Livingstone Projects. The artist also showed her paintings in Kunstmuseum Bonn and Kunstmuseum Den Haag, among others, and her work has been included in various collections including the collections of the Rijksmuseum, the AkzoNobel Art Foundation and the private art collection of Pieter & Marieke Sanders.