Sophy Naess (b. 1982) is a New York-based artist currently working in New Haven, Connecticut where she is a lecturer in Painting and Printmaking at Yale. Naess received a B.F.A. from Cooper Union in 2004 and an M.F.A. from Rutgers University in 2013. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at The Middler (2017) and 321 Gallery (2016). Her work has appeared in group shows at Hercules, The New School, Chapter NY, and Matthew Marks Gallery in New York City. She has been artist in residence at the Shandaken Project, NY; The Brooklyn Arts Council's SU CASA program at the Bay Ridge Senior Center in Brooklyn; The Range, Colorado; and Sikås Art Center, Sweden.