Sandra Jean Ceas was born Sandra Jean Raymond on April 26, 1951 in the state of Rhode Island.
After experiencing a successful career as a Fashion Designer, Product Developer, Corporate Consultant, and Educator, Sandra eventually turned to Fine Arts. From 2002 to 2012 she added to her AAS Fashion Institute of Technology Fashion Degree a BFA in Sculpture from Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD), a MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute, and a MA in Religious Studies from the University of Denver.
Today, Sandra has a Colorado home/art studio and teaches at various colleges as an adjunct professor. Her art practice engages a socio-political point of view with a multi-genre approach that includes public intervention, installation, photography, painting and mixed media. Ceas travels the globe surveying opportunities to use art as a means for discourse, especially where religious tension resides. The motive behind her work is to raise consciousness for justice and peace, often juxtaposing incongruities for visual impact.
Ceas has a fifteen-year exhibition history including international exposure and thirty plus years of teaching and speaking at various public venues to included conferences, college campuses, U.S. military exhibitions, and creative and spiritual retreats. Her topics have continually engaged art and spirituality.