Art Bites – Social Conversation Over Food And Art

Art Bites – Social conversation over food and art

July 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Xela Garcia

Art Bites

a series aimed to bring people together to share a meal and talk about topics related to art and community.

Join us for the inaugural Art Bites, in conjunction with the current exhibition Transplant Eyes. Exhibiting artists Rina Yoon, Nirmal Raja, Nina Ghanbarzadeh, Yevgeniya Kaganovich will lead a conversation about what it means to be a “transplant” in their adopted home of Milwaukee, and how we can all help building and maintain a inclusive art community and benefit from the diversity. Food and beverages prepared by Antigua Latin Inspired Kitchen (menu to come) and WPCA. Brunch and conversation will be held in our front gallery space.

Poblano Chicken Pasta
Bread with Cilantro Alioli
Caribbean mixed greens Salad (mango, bell peppers, citrus vinagrette)

Ticket Prices (includes food and beverages):
– WPCA members $30
– Non-members $45 (want to be a member? Click here)

About Transplant Eyes

Featuring artists:
Katayoun Amjadi, Rina Yoon, Nirmal Raja, Wing Young Huie, Nina Ghanbarzadeh, Xavier Tavera, Mika Negishi Laidlaw, Yevgeniya Kaganovich, Essma Imady.

Curated by Katayoun Amjadi and John Schuerman.

Drawing inspiration from the personal ‘melting pot,’ Transplant Eyes feature artists who occupy liminal spaces where notions of here and there, self and other, past and present are in constant flux. The exhibition features Midwest-based artists who were from other parts of the world. The artists interweave representations of local culture with symbols from their past to create psychologically intricate works of art with aesthetic agency, yet thematically comment on their social surroundings. As the act of “becoming” is ongoing, both past and present inform their artwork in this show…click here for more info.