Maite Gomez-Rejón + Your ArtBite
AT HOME ART DATE | watch peruse prepare
I love that the earliest forms of writing deal in one way or another with food.
-- Maite Gomez-Rejón
Artist bio from her website:
For over a decade Maite Gomez-Rejón has been exploring the nexus of art and culinary history through lectures, cooking classes and tastings presented at museums across the country and through essays and articles on culinary history in various publications.
Maite is an educator, writer and cook. She has worked in the Education Departments of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum, has taught art history at the college level and has worked as a private chef and caterer.
A native of South Texas, Maite earned a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York City. She worked in restaurant kitchens in France and Mexico before combining her two passions of art and food in 2007 when she founded ArtBites.
Maite lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their rescue dog.
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This AT HOME ART DATE is a chance for you to throw caution to cook up a storm.
(element one) WATCH Maite Gomez-Rejón give a lesson of the history and preparation of flour tortillas here.
(element two) PERUSE the ArtBites website for classes and stories here.
(element three) PREPARE a dish from your personal heritage. Pick one you’ve been afraid to try for whatever reason. Cooking is an artform you share with friends and family -- do just that.
How does it feel to walk, cook, and bake, in your ancestors' shoes?
If you seek perfection, you will never reach completion.
Finished? Congratulations. Well done, artist!
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