Comida y Arte


Participating Artists

Caroline Blackburn, Lynn Coleman, Kathia Dungplata, Claudia Eastman, Joy Feuer, Michael Flechtner, Angelique Fox, Emily Goff, Vince Gonzales, Minas Halaj, Dick Heimbold, Celeste Iida, Alyson Iwamoto, Carrie Jardine, Astrelle Johnquest, Kim Koga, Kay Kropp, Philip Lumbang, Cody Lusby, Ceres Madoo, Chris McCormick, Kunio Ohashi, John Park, Rebecca Pollack, Linda Price, Kat Sambor, Nina Savill, Karen Sikie, Sally Ann Stahl, Megan Stevens, Mike Stilkey, David & Kazumi Svenson, Lydia Tjioe Hall, Mary Kay Wilson, David Yow, Xenia Zampolli “Feel The Churn” Performance Art by PopSoda’s Jimmy Fusil & Mike Wait


Comida y Arte Press Release

Los Angeles Times- Paella Party

Glendale News Press – Chef Serves Art


  Opening in the wake of April’s Pink Full Moon, Comida y Arte is an art + culinary experience designed to feed the senses. Works of art created by AFTA supporting artists complimenting the theme of ‘Comida y Arte’ will be on display and for sale. Chef Sandra Cordero’s culinary delights will feature Cordero Negro sweets for the opening reception and a three course Spanish-themed meal centered on two types of paella during the restaurant pop-up. ‘Feel the Churn’ performance art by Pop Soda will kick off the intersection of art + food. A portion of the proceeds from Comida y Arte will support ART from the ashes 2013 Programming.

Creative Partners


Led by Chef Sandra Cordero, Cordero Negro’s mandate is to consistently cook simple, good food, executed exceptionally well. Our dishes are seasonally driven with locally harvested, sustainably farmed product infused with a generous touch of Spanish tradition and heritage…Olé!



Housed in the seven-story “Old Bekins Bldg” in Glendale, CA, the Wine Vault is a multifaceted business. Owner Nancy Hathaway, drawing on her professional training as a foodism and themed table top artist, her experience in retail/wholesale, import/export judge and consultant in the wine industry; Nancy curates special events at The Wine Vault that invite a creative flow of wine+food+art.

Food & Beverage Sponsors

CCAP Students, Coleman Family Farm, Grace, Jaime Farms, James Coffee Co., La Espanola Meats, Mary’s Organic Chickens, McGrath Family Farms, Mud Creek Farms, Rockenwager Bakery, Scarborough Farms, Seven Hot Dates, Soledad Goats Cheese, Sugarbush Ranch Farms, The Brewery at Abigaile, The Poppy League, Vintage Wine Marketing

“Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir