About the Artist

Black and white image of artist Josie Grant
Josie Grant is a self-taught painter and printmaker living and working on the ruggedly beautiful coast of North Devon. She was drawn to the arts from an early age but pursued a degree in Business Management then lived in Australia and Dublin before finally returning to her home turf to raise her young family by the sea.
She began painting and selling her work in 2021, which included colourful and empowering nude portrait commissions and her sold-out abstract collection, Squares of Joy. In the spring of 2022 Josie discovered her love of printmaking and has since put down her brushes in favour of chisel and gouge and is exploring her fascination with the medium in her apprenticeship to local printmaker, Merlyn Chesterman. 
Josie is a founding member of The Rising Tide Collective, a collective of female artists in North Devon, as well as co-owner of Two Rivers Framers & Gallery, Bideford. She has shown her work in both group and solo exhibitions at venues including The Burton Gallery, Bideford, Studio KIND in Braunton and as part of the Devon Open Studios exhibition for Appledore Book Festival.