About the Artist

Sally holds an honours diploma in Material Arts from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and has also attended courses at LaTrobe College of Art and Design in Melbourne, Australia and NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has studied with many artists in workshops in both Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Over the years she has stretched her art practice in many directions, working as an artist, developing art curriculum, and coordinating as well as teaching art programs and courses.

Currently working from her studio in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia she also coordinates Access Art, an organization she created for the sharing of ideas, skills and techniques amongst the many creative people on the South Shore” and  the Sunday morning Life Drawing sessions in Mahone Bay.  She is an exhibiting  member of the cooperative, Peer Gallery in Lunenburg Nova Scotia, a member of the Nova Scotia Printmakers Association as well as the Mahone Bay Printmakers Collective.

She served as the South Shore Representative on the Board of Visual Arts Nova Scotia from 2010 to 2014 and currently serves as Artist Representative on the Board of Governors of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

In addition to her art career she spent twenty years in the field of Museum Education and she currently works as a consultant in Museum and Gallery Education and Programming throughout the Maritimes.



Peer Gallery, Lunenburg, NS  since 2008


Recent Exhibitions:

2014   Nova Scotia Printmakers Association exhibition, Provincial Archives, Halifax

2012   Nova Scotia Printmakers Association exhibition, Provincial Archives, Halifax

2011   Nova Scotia Printmakers Association exhibition, Provincial Archives, Halifax

2010   Summer Impressions:  Recent Work by Mahone Bay Printmakers Group,CoffeeHaus, Mahone Bay, NS

2010   Duo Exhibition:  Bob Hainstock and Sally Warren, Peer Gallery, Lunenburg, NS

2010   Nurturing Nature: VANS Regional Exhibition, Moorings Gallery, Mahone Bay, NS

2010   Recent Impressions:  Mahone Bay Printmakers Group, Lunenburg Art Gallery, Lunenburg NS

2009    Collective Impressions: Recent Work by Mahone Bay Printmakers Group, Black Duck Gallery, Lunenburg, NS

2008    VANS Regional Exhibition, Peer Gallery, Lunenburg, NS

2008    BODY/Love, Moxie, Bridgewater, NS

2004    Lessons in Life, Akin Gallery, Peterborough, ON

2003    Bodywork, Akin Gallery, Peterborough, ON

Art Instruction and Program Coordination

2008/15           Access Art - annual series of intensive workshops instructed by Nova Scotia artists,  Sunday Figure Drawing - weekly

2008/15           Figure Drawing - weekly throughout the fall/winter/spring -  open life drawing sessions Sunday mornings

2008/09           Paint Mahone Bay - chair of coordinating committee for this Summer Festival or Art, for Mahone Bay Settler's Museum, NS

2008                 Life Drawing Course, Chester Art Centre, Chester NS

2008                 Life Drawing Course, Mahone Bay Centre, Mahone Bay, NS

2008                 Papermaking Workshop, Access Art, Mahone Bay, NS

1976 to 84       Textiles Master and Program Director, Weaving Department, Central Technical School, Toronto, ON

1976-82 tapestry and multiple harness weaving series for  organizations including Didier Loom Co, Romni Wools, 21 McGill St.

1978 – 79 Visual Arts Course, grade 11/12, York Herbart School, Toronto ON

1976/77/78 Artist in the Schools” projects, Ontario Arts Council - Agincourt Collegiate, Albert Campbell Collegiate. Scarborough, ON

1973-74 Textiles Master and program director, Textiles Department, Canadore Community College North Bay, ON

1971-73 Director of Arts and Crafts, Baycrest Home for the Aged, Toronto