Sandra Kelch is an Oakland-based artist and academic. Born in New York, she received her BFA from The Cooper Union and her MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. She currently teaches at the University of San Francisco’s Art + Architecture department, and is a Ph.D. candidate at the Australian National University, exploring the abstract aesthetics of urban space through printmedia.
Sandra has taught at the California College of the Arts, the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University and the Kala Art Institute. Her artwork has been exhibited at the International Print Center New York, the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, the Turner Print Museum, California Modern Gallery, Tercera Gallery, Intersection for the Arts, Market Street Gallery, The Berkeley Art Center, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco Center for the Book, Jen Tough Gallery, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Pro Arts Gallery, SOMARTS Gallery, and more. Sandra has been a recipient of the Artspan Selections Award and has been an artist in residence at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center and the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley. Sandra is a member of the California Society of Printmakers.