The FOODseum at the Culinary Institute of the South is currently hosting an exhibit by Lowcountry artist Amiri Geuka Farris.
The exhibit, at the Technical College of the Lowcountry’s newest campus, features paintings and original works inspired by Lowcountry cuisine and Gullah culture.
A SCAD alumnus and foundation studies professor, Farris is a contemporary artist whose wide range of work encompasses painting, drawing, video, performance and installation. His work has been featured in more than 50 solo and juried exhibitions worldwide.
Farris lives and works in Bluffton and has collaborated with the Culinary Institute of the South at TCL on previous projects.
The exhibit runs through Dec. 9 and can be viewed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. All pieces will be available for purchase. Proceeds will go toward educational programming at the culinary institute.
The Culinary Institute of the South is at 1 Venture Drive, in Buckwalter Place, in Bluffton.
About the Culinary Institute of the South at Technical College of the Lowcountry
The Culinary Institute of the South is a 30,000 square-foot, world-class training facility in Bluffton, South Carolina. It features two teaching kitchens, a bake lab, a lecture theater, a café, a teaching restaurant, two academic classrooms, two computer labs and a ballroom for events or additional classroom space. A FOODseum™, an interactive museum that will tell the story of Southern food, is set to open on the campus in 2023. Students can choose from three program areas – Baking & Pastry, Culinary, and Hospitality – and can elect to earn an associate degree or certificate in these areas. For more information visit www.tcl.edu/culinary-institute.
The Technical College of the Lowcountry is the region’s primary provider of higher education and workforce training. The public, two-year, multi-campus community college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. TCL has campuses in Beaufort, Bluffton and Hampton and serves Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties. For more information visit www.tcl.edu.