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Assembly: Palate — Taste By Design

August 21, 2013, 12 – 1 pm
Contemporary Art Gallery
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Photography by Andrews McMeel Publishing

Part of Locally Made’s One Room.In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.Liza Burkin curates Palate: Taste by Design from 8/20 - 8/25. Palate: Taste by Design is a series of moments highlighting the unexpected creative processes behind the delicious local food available in Rhode Island.Liza Burkin 8/21: Amy McCoyA discussion of food as muse and creative outlet. From the selection of raw ingredients through the preparation and sharing of a completed dish, the food that we eat is also an opportunity for a creative experience that engages all of our senses: the stories behind the food, the process of developing a recipe, the hands-on craft of cooking, the smell of a roast, the pop and crackle of oil in a hot skillet.Amy McCoy Free with museum admission. Liza Burkin is a graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While in between adventures, she is the Communications Associate at the American Camp Association of New England. Liza is freelance writer focusing on sustainable food and the environment. She is also a gardener, music lover, and pedicab rider in Newport.Amy McCoy is a writer, recipe developer, photographer, and broadcast producer. She is the author of Poor Girl Gourmet: Eat in Style on a Bare-Bones Budget, published by Andrews McMeel Publishing in 2010. She is the founder of the blog Poor Girl Gourmet, and now writes at She is a contributor to Edible Rhody, writing a regular column on fresh, affordable meals. Her photography has been licensed for use in home décor and stationery, including a license with Hallmark UK for note cards sold exclusively at Marks and Spencer. She has produced graphic packages and promotions for A&E, CBS Evening News, Discovery, ESPN, and History Channel, has field produced a co-branded commercial for Cooking Channel, and has a regional Emmy for work on the redesign of WGN-TV in Chicago.

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