Benny, Sandra Marie was born in 1944 in Cleveland.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1966. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1970.
Adjunct professor Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus, Greenvale, New York, 1977—2007.
One-person shows include Locust Valley (New York ) Gallery, 1985, The Gallery, Roslyn, New York, 1987, Jain Marunouchi Gallery, Soho, New York, 1993, 2003 others. Group exhibitions include Maryland Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1992, Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1993, Sally Harvey Fine Art, Aspen, Colorado, 1993, many others. Represented in permanent collections Arabian American Oil Company Corporation, Houston, The Washington County Museum Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland, Arthur Anderson and Company, Huntington, New York.
Married Richard Lee Vaux, September 6, 1969. 1 child, Joseph Nikolai.