Painting, Visual Artist
1908 – 2007
Who was Sally Haley?
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.