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About the Artist

Member of the American Society of Marine Artists


When painting I try to portray my sense of wonder at the color, grace, infinite changeability, harmonies, and contrasts found in the country side around me. I now split my time between New Hampshire and our new home in Blue Hill Maine, where I observe with great concern the ever dwindling fields, farms, marshes, and forests that I grew up loving and taking for granted.

Through my paintings I hope to bring awareness to the irreplaceable beauty of this rural country and open Atlantic shoreline. These everyday scenes of marshes, meadows, forests, and farmland, so filled with sun and shadow, color, powerful contrasts, and overall natural grace, that I find so much inspiration in, are becoming increasingly rare.

SallyCole2@aol.com

Books

• 2007 "Summer Colonies; Dublin and Cornish", Published by Blue Tree, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
• 2006 "Isle of Shoals: Island Light", Published by Blue Tree, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Articles

• 2005 "Canterbury Artist's Landscapes on Display", Concord Monitor
• 2005 "McIninch Art Gallery Opens Show", Manchester Union Leader
• 2005 "19th Century Artists in the White Mountains of New Hampshire/Four for the Next Generation", The Heart of New Hampshire

Magazine

• 2004 "A Sense of Place", Concord Monitor
• 2003 "Anderson Soule Features New Work by Sally Cole", Amherst Citizen
• 2003 "Paradise Lost: Sally Ladd Cole Paints the Disappearing Side of New Hampshire", Concord Monitor

Education

• 1967 - 71 University of New Hampshire, BA in Fine Art
• 2003 Studied with Clifford Smith
• 2012 Studied with T. Allen Lawson