SOPHIE GRANT
b. 1985, Santa Cruz CA
Lives and works in NYC

EDUCATION
2015 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2015 M.F.A., Hunter College, New York, NY

2008 B.A. in Art, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

2006 UC Art History Exchange Program, Accent Center, Rome, Italy

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Sun Screen, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York, NY, Curated by Paul John (forthcoming, July 19)

Underdonk Selects, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

Westside Exposure, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Michelle Donnelly and Melinda Lang

Spread: Marissa, Bluestone, Sophie Grant, Meena Hasan and Miriam Hitchcock, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA, Curated by Cal Siegel

Personals, Skowhegan Program Space, New York, NY

We The Watchers Are Also Bodies, Hercules, New York, NY, Curated by Natasha Marie Llorens

Whitney Houston Biennial, Chasama, New York, NY Curated by C. Finley

From Inside the Whitney, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Michelle Donnelly and Melinda Lang

2016
As the Crow Flies, Hercules, New York, NY, curated by Andrea Woodner

High Desert, Inner Space, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa FE, NM

Hercules Art Studio Program Inaugural Exhibition, New York, NY, curated by Andrea Woodner

2015
Underdonk Selects, Benefit Auction, Brooklyn, NY

Impossible Geometries, Field Projects, New York, NY, Curated by Lauren Haynes

Whomsoever or Wheresoever May Rest the Present, RSOAA, Brooklyn, NY

Inside/Outside: Works from the Skowhegan Archives, Waterville, ME, Curated by Michelle Grabner

Hand, Finger, Digit, The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow, United Kingdom

65th Annual Art of the Northeast Exhibition, Silvermine Arts Center, New
Canaan, CT. Curated by Michelle Grabner & Brad Killam

Right of Window: Sophie Grant and Jenna Westra, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY

NEW WORK NEW YORK, St. Nick’s Art Alliance, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Kat Griefen

2014
Lip, Mouth, Neck, Shoulder, Belly, Foot, Temporary Agency, Brooklyn, NY

Art Not Without, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The 2014 Whitney Houston Biennial: I'm Every Woman, 20 Jay St. Suite 207, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Split Me Open With Devotion, Little V, New York, NY

2012
Hello Earth, The Loom Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Be Excellent to Everyone, The Loom Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011
196 Guernsey, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Ginger Cofield, Lauren Haynes, & Sarah
Thompson

2010
Factory Fresh, The Pajama Factory, Williamsport, PA

Heed the Machine Illustrious, former St. Cecilia's Convent, Brooklyn, NY

Sensational Remix, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY

The Drawing Room, Mireille Mosler Ltd., New York, NY

2009
Edge: 31 Santa Barbara Artists Respond, Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2008
Painting’s Edge 2008, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Sophie Grant, (solo) Moser Alumni House, Santa Barbara, CA, Curated by Harry Reese

UCSB Student Art Exhibition, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA

Do it to Death, Gallery 1434, Santa Barbara, CA

2007
Grounds for Survey, Gallery 1434, Santa Barbara, CA (solo)

Free Cable, Presidio Motel, Santa Barbara, CA

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AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2016
Keyholder Residency, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York, NY

Hercules Art Studio Program, New York, NY

Artist in Residence, Hunter College Ceramic Department, New York, NY

2015
Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency: Artist: Inka Essenhigh, New Smyrna Beach, FL

2013
Kossak Painting Travel Grant, Hunter College, NY, link

2010
The Pajama Factory Residency, Williamsport, PA
Pace Paper Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Painting’s Edge Residency, Idyllwild, CA
The Bruce McCurdy Award, Santa Barbara, CA
URCA Grant, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, Santa Barbara, CA

2007
Finkel Memorial Scholarship, Santa Barbara, CA

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BIBLIOGRAPHY
"The New York Times", May 30, 2016
"New American Paintings", No. 116, Northeast Issue, (Judge: Michelle Grabner), February, 2015
"Hunted: Reach Out and Touch Someone”, The Artist’s Institute, Katie Schwab, February 2015
"Thursdays with Hunters", September, 2014
“Art Matters, A Biennial With Another Whitney in Mind”, The New York Times, Fiorella Valdesolo, March 7, 2014 TMagazine post
“A Biennial for Every Woman”, Hyperallergic, Jillian Steinhauer, March 10, 2014
“Inside the Whitney Houston Biennial: Brooklyn's Witty, All Female Alternative to the Whitney Biennial", Flavorwire, Annie Malamet, March 10, 2014
“The Whitney Houston Biennial Is Here To Make Your Feminist Art Dreams Come True,” The Huffington Post, March 3, 2014
“Editor Pick”, Flavorpill, Patrick Letterelii, March 2, 2012
“Art on Display at Historically Rich 196 Guernsey,” The Greenpoint Gazette, Kylie Jane Wakefield, August 25, 2011
“PAA Summer Residency Program Begins”, Sun Gazette, Matthew Parrish, June 6, 2010
“On It and Off It”, Santa Barbara News-Press, Josef Woodard, October 17-23, 2008
“Edge: Santa Barbara County Artists Respond,” The Santa Barbara Independent, Heather Jeno, October 23, 2008