Sally Caldwell Fisher has gained international recognition for her portrayal of New England coastal life. Painting her surroundings favorite places or fond recollections, she brings humour to her illustrations of everyday life in rural America. It is her passion for its landscape, affection for its characters and strong connections to the past that has endeared her to New England.
Born and raised with several brothers and sisters in the Midwest, Sally Caldwell Fisher was given watercolours at an early age. Her monther, also an artist, provided her with good materials to create her art. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Sally moved to coastal New England, where she fell in love with its natural beauty, a study in contrasts between the sea, the forests and the seasons.
Sally's art has appeared in numerous magazines and she designed no fwer that three event posters for the America's Cup and the Tall Ships, Quebec, in 1984. Her art is included in the permanent collections of the White House, Smithsonian Institution, the Bruce Museum and many others.
It's a tense final in the mixed doubles tournament. Spectators sit under parasols to shield themselves from the midday sun and wait with baited breath = will their favorites life the trophy?
345mm x 486mm (approx. 14"x19")