Born in 1965 in San Francisco, Grant Shaffer has lived and worked in Manhattan as an artist/illustrator for over 20 years.  He has illustrated for magazines and newspapers such as The New Yorker, The New York Times and Interview Magazine.  He also works as a storyboard artist for films and music videos, and illustrates children’s books for Penguin Random House.  Grant has had 12 solo gallery exhibitions, and his work has been included in 14 group shows.  He also teaches an illustration course at the School of Visual Arts, as well as general art at Hetrick-Martin Institute.