Artist

Sally Adams
Shelby Township, Michigan

Sally Adams recalls the moment she became a painter at the age of four; her love for art is innate and lifelong. Her intention is to extract beauty from everyday life. The advice of an art teacher, “less is more,” is one of Sally’s guiding principles. Her artwork brims with intimate simplicity and childlike joy. She enjoys simplifying and sweetening compositions from nature, such as trees and birds, painting only the core components necessary to convey an emotional connection. Sally has three grown daughters who are all active artists, and they work together whenever possible. “I taught them the joy of creating art when they were young,” says Sally, “and they taught me to do what I love for a living, by their own example, in adulthood.”

Artist and Customer Comments


Sally Adams 1/18/2017 | 7:09 PM

Susan, thank you for your kinds works about my work. It pleases me that "Warmth of the Day" makes you feel good and you are enjoying it as much in real life, as when you viewed it online. I could not be happier to have received this note. Thank you again! I do hope you will enjoy it for many years! :)

commentsWarmth of the Day
S Standridge purchased this artwork. 1/17/2017 | 2:35 PM

The mood and feel of it came across just as enjoyably in reality as online (that does not always happen!). This piece of artwork makes me feel good and I am confident it will hang on my walls forever.I love your aesthetic.

Warmth of the Day
by SALLY ADAMS


Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
One-of-a-kind
Signed on front and back
2016

24" h x 30" w x 1.5" d
4 lbs. 4 oz.

$900

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Birds on a wire feeling and enjoying the golden warmth of the day!  

This piece is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes varnished and ready to hang. 

Acrylic painting

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Stretched canvas

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