Kam Mak, Assistant Chair, Illustration, has been named the new artist in residence at Pearl River Mart, the iconic Chinese-American department store that opened in a new location last year in Tribeca with a gallery space. In the gallery, Mak will show an exhibition of paintings titled From Tank to Palette, exploring memories of food in Hong Kong and New York’s Chinatown. There is a full Q&A with Mak on the Pearl River Mart blog in which he talks about his history and teaching at FIT that is posted online here.
The exhibition will be on view from October 6 through November 11, and an opening reception will be held Friday, October 6, from 6 to 8 pm. Pearl River Mart is located at 395 Broadway in Manhattan.
For more information, contact Mak, 212 217.5830.