A painter and arts writer, Sharon Butler is the founder and editor of Two Coats of Paint, the influential New York-based art blogazine. She has been awarded grants from numerous organizations, including the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. In 2015, she was the Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Fellow at Yaddo and the inaugural artist-in-residence at Counterproof Press at UConn. She has shown work at NADA New York and Pulse Miami Beach, and is represented by Theodore:Art in Brooklyn. Butler teaches at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Parsons School of Design at The New School.