David Meldrum’s The Food Illustrator project

Arch402 Gallery
The exhibition will be open to the public daily from 17th – 26th June. 11.00am-6.00pm weekdays and 11.00am-3.00pm weekends.
Late night opening Tuesday 21st June until 9.00pm
Nearly a year ago, David Meldrum, successful illustrator and graphic designer, set himself an unusual artistic and culinary challenge. Starting on15th June 2010, he decided to illustrate everything that he ate or drank, every day, for a year. And so it was The Food Illustrator was born. David chose to illustrate his food using acrylic, collage, watercolour, pen and ink, sometimes in its raw form,or on the plate but often in its packaging.  The result is an impressive visual diary, and the information revealed therein is strangely intimate. The Food Illustrator project acts not only as a record of what David has consumed, but also an historical record of today’s food related trends, packaging, design and typography. View all works to date at www.thefoodillustrator.com
The exhibition will consist of all 365 artworks. A percentage of all proceeds raised will be donated to the MNDA.
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