Erik Thor Sandberg (b. Quantico, VA ) is an artist based in Washington, DC. Sandberg is known for his masterful oil paintings of the human figure and landscape. Erik Thor Sandberg, Washington, DC. K likes. Artist. Nude girls strapping rabbits to their feet, berating deformed slaves and spraypainting chicks - Erik Thor Sandberg is an American artist with a decidedly surreal take on traditional Rennaissance themes of vice and virtue.