Sophie Grant (born 1985 in Santa Cruz, CA) lives and works in New York City. She received her BA in Painting from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2008, completed her MFA at Hunter College in 2015, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2015. She is a current artist in residence at the Hercules Art Studio Program and the Keyholder Residency Program at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York. She has been a former resident at The Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL, The Pajama Factory, Williamsport, PA, Painting's Edge, Idyllwild, CA, and was the recipient of the Kossak Painting Travel Grant. Her work has been exhibited at Field Projects (New York, NY) and Underdonk (Brooklyn, NY), among others. Publications include The New York Times, Hyperallergic, The Artist's Institute Hunted Book Series, and New American Paintings. Grant currently works in Education at The Whitney Museum of American Art and as a full spectrum doula.