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Painting My Food

July 9, 2022 @ 13:00 - July 10, 2022 @ 17:00

free entrance

Payal Puthran is exhibiting food and recipe illustrations during this two-day art show.

Food, to her, is an emotion that connects and unites people. More than the sights, what stays with Payal long after visiting a new land is the local food. Being an expat since a decade, it is but natural to be hit by those waves of nostalgia. During one such phase, she started creating paintings of food from her hometown, Mangalore, India. As time went by, she created paintings of local Dutch food as memorabilia for her expat friends leaving the Netherlands.

Recipe illustrations materialized out of mindless doodling while listening to her mother’s instructions of making an Indian dessert over the phone. Today, Payal enjoys breaking down a recipe into painted-out steps and has created nostalgic illustrations for her clients over India, US and Europe.

Visit her exhibition showing painted ‘Stroopwafel’s, ‘Dropjes’, ‘Haring’ and recipes for ‘Stampot’, ‘Chai’, ‘Biryani’ amongst others.

Payal Puthran is an Indian artist living in the Netherlands since a decade. She began her art career with ethnic style of art, heavily inspired from her Indian roots. Payal also creates paintings of recipes and food passed down from generations. She prefers using acrylic paints in her artwork and strives to achieve a semi-realistic look. Payal has been creating artwork digitally and continuous to learn and apply new techniques.


July 9, 2022 @ 13:00
July 10, 2022 @ 17:00
free entrance
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Creative Town
'T College 22
Eindhoven, Netherlands
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