was born on September 20th, 1946 in Washington, D.C. She grew up in a family that appreciated the arts her grandmother was a concert violinist, her aunt was a talented artist, and her mother played piano and sang in several choirs. Drawing was second nature to Sally, and she began painting when she was just five years old. Sally Swatland had two sisters who were also encouraged to study drawing, painting, and anything that developed creative expression. Most of Sally Swatland Paintings are focus on children on beach in impressionism style.In the early 1970s, Sally approached her local Saks Fifth Avenue store to inquire about their exhibition space. She was granted her first show, where she exhibited a group of flower, landscape and figure paintings. The results were positive – she sold many of the works on display.
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