Sandra Lerner was born in New City where she currently lives and works. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Hofstra University in 1978 and in 1981 traveled to Kyoto and Sumera, Japan to study calligraphy and philosophy. Lerner has received numerous awards including the Benjamin Altman Prize, National Academy of Design, New York and the Anne Eisner Putnam Prize, National Association of Women Artists. She is represented in numerous public and private collections, including The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut; Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York; Kampo Museum, Kyoto; World Study Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; Price Waterhouse and 3M Corporation.
Lerner gives us, in her words, “a world of sparkling energy, a chaos beneath an order of continual creation, annihilation and transformation.”