Member Event—Culinary Arts: Sharon Lockhart, György Kepes, and the Fruits of Our Labor

December 17, 2020
6 pm (CST)

Members are invited to join Diana Purcell (FA’08) for a cooking demonstration inspired by Sharon Lockhart’s Untitled (2010) and György Kepes’s Bread and Light (1937). Diana will provide a brief background on each artwork, followed by a cooking tutorial featuring green butter grilled oysters and a savory quick bread. This program aims to spark conversation over a meal by addressing how these humble foods are featured—and even elevated—by artists from disparate backgrounds and in unique ways.

Participants are encouraged—but not required—to prepare the meal along with Diana. A shopping list will be sent out ahead of time so registrants can prepare.

Due to the intimate nature of this program, the event has a maximum of 15 participants.

The program is free, but registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants. Register here >>

About the speaker

Diana Purcell was born and raised in Washington, DC, where she grew up loving the classic art and architecture of the city. After earning a BA in fashion design from Washington University in St. Louis, Diana moved to New York to work for brands including Proenza Schouler, Cynthia Steffe, Catherine Malandrino, Kenneth Cole, Coach, Calvin Klein, and Eileen Fisher. When she isn’t busy designing, she is cooking extensive meals for her vast and unruly family, adventure traveling, or hosting a Fashion + Sustainability book club for like-minded industry professionals.

Image credit

Sharon Lockhart (American, b. 1964), detail of Untitled, 2010. C-print, 22 3/4 x 29 5/8 x 1 3/4". Gift of Kim and Bruce Olson, 2016.