Part painter, part educator, part fashion designer and prop-maker: Sara Jean Odam has no problems finding practical applications for her creative abilities. Everything from teaching Montessori in Brooklyn, to assisting Kehinde Wiley in a team of painters, and illustrating designs for Ralph Lauren, Odam-Hodges’ bright and colorful palette always brings a sense of joy and a smile to viewers. After moving to Las Vegas, her gaze (un)expectedly shifted to local performers: those in burlesque, drag, and costumes celebrating the fantastic and bizarre expressions of humanity that bespeckle our glittering Sin City. Mermen, Mom-of-two strippers, clowns, acrobats, and all variety of talented performers that make Las Vegas brighter are the central subjects, while Odam-Hodges’ keen sense of color and pattern bring the scene to life. The subjects themselves take on an odalisque scene, often lounging around on couches draped in fabric, skin exposed, alongside lush exotic plants that aggressively hint at the guilty pleasure of ogling these works of art.

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