Art + Food
Food Artists on Social Media

Food Artists on Social Media

Social media has become a useful tool for artists to share new work, current projects, and upcoming exhibitions. This page serves as a space to collate and collect the accounts of artists working within the niche of food/art as a tool for research and reference. The first part of this list is divided into artists...
Al Munro - Flavoured Salts

Al Munro – Flavoured Salts

The new series of drawings by Al Munro examining the arrangement of atoms within common foodstuffs including salt, sugar and vinegar, are featured in the current exhibition Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney. In her artist statement, Munro writes “I am interesting in using drawing-based media to examine...
'Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life' at Brenda May Gallery

‘Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life’ at Brenda May Gallery

The curated group exhibition Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney, considers the representation of food within the visual arts and beyond the standard still life tableaux. The consumption of food is a universally shared experience, enabling people viewing the exhibition to connect with the issues surrounding consumerism, food production...
Christine Turner - Anzac Biscuits

Christine Turner – Anzac Biscuits

The 2.5 x 2.5 metre biscuit tin installation by Christine Turner is featured in the current curated exhibition Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney. According to Turner, “I have found that biscuit tins require a simple configuration when presented in artworks. Each tin provides a great deal of information...
Elizabeth Willing - Chow Mein

Elizabeth Willing – Chow Mein

The collage titled Stew by Elizabeth Willing constructed with imagery from vintage cookbooks, will be featured in the upcoming curated exhibition Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney. The imagery is clipped from recipes of stews and casseroles which are then “seamlessly knitted together.  The casseroles array of textures...
Maz Dixon - Retro Prawn Cocktail

Maz Dixon – Retro Prawn Cocktail

The collages and paintings by Maz Dixon featuring “The Big Things of Australia”, will be featured in the upcoming curated exhibition Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney. Beginning in the early 60s, monumental objects ranging from giant fruit to prawns and pelicans began to litter the landscape of...
Will Coles - Halloumi Burgers

Will Coles – Halloumi Burgers

The socio-political sculpture of guerrilla street-artist, Will Coles, will be featured in the upcoming curated exhibition Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney. Coles employs traditional sculptural techniques to manipulate found objects and explore contemporary issues, specifically over consumerism. The sculpture pictured below titled First World Food (burgers) was produced...
2 weeks left to submit a proposal to 'Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life'

2 weeks left to submit a proposal to ‘Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life’

The deadline for artist proposals is fast approaching with a little more than 2 weeks left. Submit your info to Brenda May Gallery before Friday 27 July 2012 to be considered for inclusion in Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life. We have a great list of artists already confirmed for the show including Will Coles,...
Now Accepting Proposals for 'Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life'

Now Accepting Proposals for ‘Art + Food: Beyond the Still Life’

I am pleased to announce that I will be curating an art + food exhibition in October at Brenda May Gallery. We are now accepting proposals from professional practicing artists in Australia and New Zealand so please read the exhibition brief below and contact the Gallery with any questions or visit the submissions page for further details. ‘Art + Food...
Janet Tavener - Vanilla & Blueberry Frozen Fruit Mold

Janet Tavener – Vanilla & Blueberry Frozen Fruit Mold

Currently on view at Brenda May Gallery is a curated group exhibition titled Art + Humour Me featuring the works of twenty Australian contemporary artists. In addition to a cardigan-wearing tree, the show includes artworks in a range of mediums from sculpture to video and naturally I was drawn to the three cast resin jelly...