Sandra Beard is from Ontario, Canada and now lives in Sacramento, California. She received her B.A. in Fine Art from the University of Ottawa, Ontario and an MFA from San Jose State University. Other studies include working with Master Printer, Joe Zirker and residencies at KALA, the Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony and the Vermont Studio Center. Her prints and paintings have been exhibited locally and internationally: Spain, France, England, Korea, New Zealand, Canada and Denmark.