Anna with Dishes by Mary Sauer

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Mary Sauer

Anna with Dishes


88.9 x 66.04 cm | 35 x 26 in

Oil on linen

  • Honorable Mention / Portraiture


Anna is painted in a staged store setting with dishes added digitally into the photographic reference before painting began. Her environment is fragile and easily broken into a million pieces with one wrong move. She looks like her life is in order/organized. This represents dealing with the pressure of perfection that we place upon ourselves and avoiding vulnerability.