Sofia Hultén was born in 1972 in Stockholm. She lives and works in Berlin. Hultén has studied at Sheffield Hallam University, England.
Selected solo exhibitions include Kindl Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin (2018); Museum Tinguely, Basel, Schwitzerland (2018); Espai 13, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona (2015); Künstlerhaus Bremen, Germany (2008); and MoMA PS1, New York (2003). Group exhibitions include Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden (2019); Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (2018); Sven-Harrys Konstmuseum, Stockholm (2016); Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2010); Bat Yam Museum of Art, Bat Yam, Israel (2010); Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2009); and Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (2009).
Hulténs work can be found in the collections of Moderna Museet, Stockholm. In 2011, she was awarded the 2011 Friends of Moderna Museet Sculpture Prize.