Sammy Silberstein was born in Mexico City in 1957. He received a BA in Visual Communication from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico City. He moved to Los Angeles in 1984 to attend the graduate design program at UCLA. He received an MA in Visual Communications in1986.� Since 1986, he has worked as a designer, photographer, illustrator and art director for many commercial accounts. Since 2000, he has been working on photography and mixed media projects that address his personal views, concerns and opinions. His photographic works has been acquired by private collectors.