Sally Haley

Painting, Visual Artist

1908 – 2007

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Who was Sally Haley?

Sally Haley was an American painter. Her career spanned much of the 20th century and she is credited for helping to expand the emerging art scene in Portland, Oregon during the middle of the century.

Sally Haley was a native in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She attended Yale University. She moved across the country to Portland in 1947 with her husband, the late Michele Russo, who was also an artist. Russo died in 2004.

Haley and her husband were part of a group of artists who helped to create a small art scene in Portland, which are now a part of the city's landscape. Haley herself was widely known and praised by art critics for her portraits and still life paintings. She held many solo and group exhibitions throughout her long career.

Sally Haley died at an assisted living facility in Portland, Oregon on September 1, 2007 at the age of 99. She was survived by two sons, Gian and Michael.

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Born
Jun 29, 1908
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Lived in
  • Portland
  • Bridgeport
Died
Sep 1, 2007

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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