Grace Ighavbota was born in Afikpo, Ebonyi State in Nigeria but hails from Sapele in Delta State. She had her primary education in Sapele and later her diploma in Fine Arts from the 0bafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She did her industrial attachment at the Universal Studios of Art, Iganmu in Lagos to and returned to her alma mater for a degree in Fine Art with a painting major. She is currently an intern at the Universal Studios of Arts, National Theatre in Lagos. She has participated in a few group exhibitions and salons within and outside Nigeria.