JOIN US FOR TCP's #ARTOFCOMMUNITY HOLIDAY DINNER!

 2017 Art of Community Holiday Dinner

2017 Art of Community Holiday Dinner

The Creatives Project (TCP) is excited to host its 5th Annual Holiday Dinner!  We will offer an elevated incarnation of TCP’s traditional “family potlucks” shared among the artist into a gourmet fundraiser directly benefiting our artists and the community to create an intimate dining experience.

Award winning Taria Camerino, of the Spindle Kitchen, will be preparing a locally sourced three course meal for 25 of TCP's patrons, supporters and artists in gratitude for their support of our annual campaign and throughout the year. 

DATE: Monday, December 10th 2018

TIME: 7:00 pm | Cocktail Hour |signature cocktails courtesy of Georgia Crown Distributors 

8:00 pm | Dinner Service courtesy of Taria Camerino.

VENUESOUTHERN EXPOSURE ATL | 887 West Marietta St. NW, Studio B | Atlanta, GA graciously hosted by Rob Brinson & Sallie Johnston

RESERVATIONS: Your minimum $150 year-end tax-deductible donation to TCP will reserve your spot at our dinner table. Please note space is limited to 25 guests. (RSVP BELOW: All proceeds from this dinner will BE MATCHED BY MAILCHIMP)

Guests will each receive an exclusive, limited edition fine art print created and signed by current TCP artists-in-resident Sara Santamaria courtesy of Colorchrome.

FROM OUR LOVELY CHEF:

 #TARIACAMERINO

#TARIACAMERINO

Quite literally food is my life. Going hungry for most of my childhood impacted and confounded my already complex relationship with food. I am a Gustatory Synesthete, A Chef, Pastry Chef, Chocolatier, Herbalist, Plant Based Chef, and Confectioner. I have studied all aspects of ingredients in varied regions of the world, to better know myself. My experience of taste and flavor, how the vibration of each and everything around me translates into a meal, or a drink, or just a bowl of fresh strawberries can be difficult at times. Using this challenging gift, I have traveled down the expected path of being a Chef. While using my synesthesia to create art. Flavor Profiling bands at The Atlanta Contemporary, or creating a lollipop that taste like the first stanza of Beethoven’s 1812 Overture at the International Symposium of Nerogastronomy. I have trained under Chefs in France and Italy, Wagashi Makers and Bakers in Japan and Vietnam, Chocolatiers, Efficiency experts, and Intuitive Teachers. I have cooked at The James Beard House, in The TATE Modern, and for National Celebrities. But, some of my most treasured achievements didn’t happen in kitchens, they happened when I pushed myself into my own courage. While driving across the country, alone on a motorcycle that never should have made it. I drove 3500 miles across deserts, and salt flats, and through cities, never touching a freeway. I uncovered myself in a way that I am still understanding. I left the country for an around the world trip with only a thousand dollars, which put me in challenging circumstances, but some of the most beautiful, like when I found myself sleeping with the Shinjuku Box Men, in Tokyo. These same men I had seen in a photograph series by, Michael Wolf, some 4 years prior. To traveling all the way through Vietnam, to visit one Gallery, DOGMA, a committed archivist for the Communism Era Revolution Posters. It was this style of propaganda that informed the concept behind Sugar-Coated Radical. To find and visit this dedicated space. where I could watch footage and hear the stories of these artists was one of my most cherished accomplishments. And my most recent accomplishment, overcoming Breast Cancer. I have been training for this next phase of my career my whole life. There has never been a time where my relationship with food has ever been non-existent. It is quite frankly impossible. Once many years ago, some new neighbors asked me, if I ever talked about anything other than food. It had never occurred to me that I did this. I paused, thought about it a moment and replied, that no I couldn’t talk about anything other than food, but also why would I ever want to.

RESERVATIONS | RSVP:

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Since 2011, TCP has presented 14 exhibitions and served 40 artists through residency opportunities who have volunteered  8,500 arts service hours to help over 500 under served youth realize their creative dreams through one-on-one artist mentorship. LEARN MORE HERE.

All proceeds from this dinner will BE MATCHED BY MAILCHIMP in support OF TCP's 2018 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN.

Make a contribution below to reserve your spot at dinner!

"I'm feeling generous: Make me a DONOR!"
"I'm feeling EXTRA generous. Make me a PATRON!"
"I'm generous & my friends are hungry! Make me a BENEFACTOR!"
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VIEW PHOTOS FROM PREVIOUS DINNERS BELOW:

ABOUT SOUTHERN EXPOSURE:

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE IS AN EXPANSIVE 7,000 SQUARE FOOT LIGHT-FILLED STUDIO LOCATED IN THE KING PLOW ARTS CENTER OF ATLANTA WHICH WAS ONCE A TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY PLOW FACTORY. THE STUDIO’S SOARING 25-FOOT CEILINGS AND MORE THAN 2,000 PANES OF GLASS PROVIDE BOUNDLESS NATURAL LIGHT. WITH A MODERN SOPHISTICATED APPROACH TO DESIGN AND ELEMENTS OF SOUTHERN GRACE, SOUTHERN EXPOSURE LENDS AN OVERALL FEEL OF WARMTH AND GENTILITY. @SOUTHERNEXPOSUREATL

SPECIAL THANKS: 

TCP would like to extend a very special THANK YOU to CHEF CAMERINO, GEORGIA CROWN DISTRIBUTORS, COLORCHROME, and SOUTHERN EXPOSURE ATL, for donating their time and resources to make this dinner possible!

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