Part of the Alliance of Artist Communities 2013 conference, this breakout session brings together artists, chefs, curators and residency directors to discuss the role of food in contemporary art-making. Speakers include Sita Bhaumik, Artist and Research Fellow, Institute for Art and Olfaction in Los Angeles; Donna Conwell, Associate Curator, Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center; Sharon Maidenberg, Executive Director, Headlands Center for the Arts; Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, Associate Director and Senior Curator, MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana; Kelly Sicat, Director, Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center; and Jessica Theroux, Chef and Author. For more information and to register for the conference visit: artistcommunities.org
This breakout session is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Mountains in My Spoon: Artists and Food at the Lucas Artists Residency on view at the Project Space Gallery October 18, 2012 through February 9, 2014. The exhibition and related events are organized in association with Around the Table: food, creativity, community, a South Bay festival of food and the arts extending from July 2013 through April 2014. Featuring a flagship exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Art and accompanying festival of activities presented by thirty partnering organizations, Around the Table celebrates and explores the role that food plays in our lives.