Sarofim School of Fine Arts

Brown Symposium on food culture features exhibit of food containers by nationally known ceramic artists

The exhibit Culinary Cultures: A Ceramics Perspective explores topics associated with food from 19 nationally recognized contemporary ceramicists. These artists are exploring such themes as slow food, domesticity, utility, comfort, cultural identity, separation and connection, fragility and resiliency, structural space, and a myriad of connections between fine art and object.

Participating artists include: Dan Anderson, Ingrid Bathe, Peter Beasecker, Sharbani Das Gupta, John Gill, Jason Hess, Ayumi Horie, Michael Hunt, Naomi Deglish, Daniel Johnston, Maren Kloppman, Robbie Lobell, Warren MacKenzie, Ron Meyers, John Neely, Mark Pharis, Peter Chartrand (Potters for Peace), Bonnie Seeman, and Shelden Nunez-Velarde. The focus of the exhibition is linked with the theme of the Brown Symposium - Back to the Foodture: Sustainable Strategies to Reverse a Global Crisis.

patrick2.smallLeft: Professor Veerkamp speaks during the exhibition’s opening reception. Photo courtesy of Ellen Davis.

February 13 - March 9, 2-12  |  Gallery Opening Reception Feb 27, 2012 4:30-6:00pm.