uncg_art_mfa is a blog for the University of North Carolina Greensboro Studio Art graduate community.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Conflict Kitchen and The Waffle Shop
I thought I'd share these two great examples of social art. Both are ongoing ventures by Pittsburgh artists Jon Rubin and Dawn Weleski. Jon was a Falk visiting artist last year at UNCG.
What I like most about these pieces is that they are amazing projects with or without an art context. From my experience with The Waffle Shop and Conflict Kitchen, the vast majority of the patrons were from the non-art public. I believe this is where the brilliance lies.