Sara Drescher's "Seven Deadly Sins" series was inspired by cigarette and liquor ads from the turn of the twentieth century.
This series is a“tongue-in-cheek” look at our shortcomings.
“Gluttony” acrylic ©Sara Drescher-private collectionTranslation: “Eating too much is not a virtue.”Just a friendly reminder from a jolly fellow.
“Envy” acrylic ©Sara Drescher-private collectionTranslation: “Envy is not a virtue” This red-haired beauty has the green eyes of jealousy. She appears to have dropped her rose for something else she has seen and wants. The yellow rose means jealousy in Victorian flower language.
“Greed” acrylic ©Sara Drescher-private collectionTranslation: “Greed is not a virtue” Although this woman is practically swimming in gold and jewels, she is wearing shackles and a ball and chain made of her riches.
“Vanity” acrylic ©Sara DrescherTranslation: “Pride is not a virtue.” Although this woman is very beautiful on the outside, her vanity and the ugliness on the inside is starting to show as well.
“Lust” acrylic ©Sara Drescher-private collectionTranslation: “Lust is not a virtue” In this man’s glasses are two versions of the same woman, how she appears and how he sees her in his mind.
“Sloth” acrylic ©Sara Drescher-private collectionTranslation: “Sleeping too much is not a virtue.” The sloth is such a slow animal that is grows algae and moss on its fur.
“Wrath” acrylic ©Sara Drescher-private collectionTranslation: “Wrath is not a virtue.” This driver’s rage has combusted him into flames
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December 11th Kennedy Fine Art Gallery opening, Midland, TX
December 6th MSS Gallery Night 5:30-7pm
October 4th Lecture: "The Business of Art" Museum of the Southwest
“Protecting Innocence” Luz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA- 4 paintings accepted
July 30th Painting Workshop, "The Art of Story Telling," Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX
July 28-November 10, 2018-"Resonance: New Works by Sara Drescher," Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX- Opening reception July 27th 5-7pm
June 20-21st "Drawing Boot-camp: Learn to Draw Like an Artist" Palette Club, Midland, TX
Studio Open House: April 20th 6-7:30, April 21st 11-2, at Sara's Home Studio
March 13th, Lecture: "Creating a Series of Art" Palette Club 9:30-11
October 2017-"Behold" wins 1st Place in Mixed Media, and "Perseverance" wins 1st Place in Acrylic at the MAA Fall Juried Exhibition
"Immersion: The Art of Sara Drescher" October 20-November 11, 2017 MCT Gallery, Midland, TX
Studio Open House with Sara Drescher, September 23, 2017 Midland, TX
Drawing Workshop with Sara Drescher August 23, 24 2017, Midland, TX
Watercolor Workshop with Sara Drescher July 12, 13 2017, Midland, TX
"Saints Squared: The Art of Brad King and Sara Drescher"- March 2107 Kamiposi Gallery 510 S. Big Spring, Midland, TX