Born in New York City, Sandy Litchfield now lives in Amherst, Massachusetts where she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts. She received her BFA from the University of Colorado in Boulder and her MFA from UMass Amherst. In 2007 she attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Her work has been recognized with grants and commissions from the New Britain Museum, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the Puffin Foundation. Litchfield has exhibited in numerous museums including the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, The Nicolaysen Art Museum, The Portland Art Museum and The Hunterdon Museum.  She has had solo exhibitions in Boston and Brooklyn. Her work has been selected for review by The Brooklyn Rail, The Boston Phoenix, New American Paintings and The Boston Globe.