Sandra Meigs was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1953.
Meigs began teaching at the University of Victoria in 1993, she was chair of the Visual Arts Department from 1997-2002.
Her work has been exhibited across Canada at notable institutions such as the Powerplant, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the National Gallery and the Ydessa Hendeles Foundation, among others. She has also exhibited internationally at the Freedman Gallery, Reading PA, the Bologna Biennale, the Fifth Biennale of Sydney, and the Fodor Museum, in Amsterdam, among others.
Her work is represented by the Susan Hobbs Gallery in Toronto. She is a member of The Royal Canadian Academy.