Sally Sheinman is an American who grew up on a
dairy farm close to the Canadian border and also
worked on Wall Street. She received a BA degree
from the State University of New York at Albany.
She undertook postgraduate studies at Hunter
College, New York City where her tutors included
Tony Smith and Robert Morris. Sally has lived in
Britain for the last 25 years and is currently
working in Northampton. She is a prolific painter
and committed to a rigorous work schedule. To learn
more about Sally and her work, click on one of the
Statement I like to
work on a BIG IDEA which is made up of many
I am a painter but I like to push the boundaries of
I always start small and work towards the larger
I like to think that my work is about giving.
My work is about being positive.
I like to involve people, especially the general
public, within my work so that they often form an
intrinsic and vital element to a finished piece.
I don’t like to repeat specific ideas or subjects
but all my work is connected. One piece has always
led on to the next in a continual artistic
Trying the new, both in terms of my own artists
exploration and new technologies is extremely
important to me and interpreting that in my work,
I really dislike the belief that every piece of art
work requires an explanation. If most people do not
get it, then I believe you have failed as a visual