June 21-July 21. Exhibition of original painting and prints
by Master Chef Jacques Pepin. It
is the first comprehensive exhibition of Jacques Pepin's art, and will
introduce viewers to this fascinating aspect of the renowned chef's pursuits.
began painting over 50 years ago, starting with hand-illustrated menus created
to celebrate the joy of mealtime gatherings for friends and family. Since then,
he has expanded to capturing animals (particularly roosters and chickens), farm
scenes and rural landscapes in a charming, pastoral style with a vivid palette.
exhibition will include original paintings, along with limited edition signed
prints. Copies of Pepin's newest book, called Menus: A Book for Your Meals and Memories will be available for
purchase in The Shop at Guilford Art Center.
opening reception with Chef Pepin will be held Friday, June 21 from 5-7 p.m. Due
to space limitations, this is a ticketed event; tickets are $30 per person,
which includes a copy of the Menus book which Pepin will sign; wine, finger
foods, and a chance to mingle with Pepin.