Michael Sandstrom is a mixed-media artist based out of Silver Spring, MD. He has had solo and group exhibitions at various galleries and Museums across the country. He was born in Framingham, MA and grew up in nearby Worcester, MA. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts and Computer Science from the College of the Holy Cross where he graduated with magna cum laude honors. After Holy Cross, he went on to receive a Post-baccalaureate Certificate from the Painting Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, thereafter accepting a fellowship to attend graduate school at the Mount Royal School of Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art--one of a select few graduate fine arts programs in the country entirely structured by a multi-disciplinary curriculum. Michael is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society and the Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society. He is currently living and working in Berlin, Germany under the auspices of a Fulbright Creative Research Grant.