Birger Sandszen was born in the Swedish village of Blidsberg in 1871. Sandzen entered the Academy and College of Skara at age 10, where he continued his art training.
The winter of 1884 brought Sandzen to Paris, where he studied with Aman-Jean, a French symbolist painter and friend of pointillist George Seurat.
Sandzen joined the staff of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, in September of 1894.
The Taos Society of Artists, formed in 1915 in New Mexico, accepted Sandzen as an associate member in 1922.
Sandzen continued to teach and lecture in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri, remaining active until his death in 1954.
Actively seeking works by Birger Sandzen.