Sandra Osip was born in Detroit, Michigan and received a BS from Wayne State University, and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has received two Michigan Council of Arts awards and a commission titled “Progression”, for the Detroit People Mover at the Fort/Cass Station. Osip’s artwork was represented by the Hill gallery in Birmingham, MI., and Carl Hammer gallery, Chicago, with work in various art collections including the Detroit Institute of Art, Robert and Karen Duncan, Ray-O-Vac, Cranbrook Academy of Art, and 1st. National Bank of Chicago.
Osip moved to New York city in 1990, where she had work exhibited in Tiffany Windows, on 5th. Avenue and 57th. Street and received a prestigious New York Foundation of Arts award. In 1992 she spent time at the McDonald residency in Peterboro, New Hampshire. Osip relocated back to Detroit in 2019 and currently holds a studio at Russell Industrial Center. Her work was featured in our Fall 2021 Exhibition, Ocean Body and a solo exhibition at University of Michigan Research Center in Oct. – Dec., 2021.