Sandra has a home in the desert country of Eastern Oregon and travels much of the west, gathering the reference photos of animals, birds and landscapes that she uses in her works of art in Scratchboard, Oils and Graphite Pencil.
The rest of the time is spent in the studio creating or traveling to attend shows. She is a published author and has written several Scratchboard instructional books and stories about her adventures as an artist.
Sandra is a juried Signature Member of the International Society of Scratchboard Artists and a Silver Member of the Western Graphite Pencil Artists.
Sandra has won many awards including, the Nancy McLaughlin Award in 2015 and Best of Show, Mixed Media Miniatures in 2016 at the Oldfield Show in Puyallup, Washington and Best of Show, Drawn Media in 2015 and 2014, and Artists Choice in 2012 at the Western Heritage Art Show in Great Falls, Montana.