Author Archives: kunstkitchen

About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts = A New Era – A Visit

This is the first time that I have visited the art museum since COVID began. An out of town friend wanted to go together. There were some old favorites, but lots of new pieces to see. “Mapping Black Identities” is … Continue reading


After the Storm = Winter Return – Picture This… & International Women’s Day

It was drizzling rain when I arrived for the get together. We had to check the weather midway through! Rain turning to sleet (frozen rain) then snow with snow thunder and lightening. Continue reading

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Wednesday – Midweek = “After the Storm” – Black and White Visions

On Monday the local newscasters’ predicted snow after 8:00 p.m. I checked outside – so far the snow had not appeared in Minneapolis MN. The next morning the snow was flying in high winds around the houses and in the … Continue reading

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For The Birds = Florida Osprey – A bird on the roof is…

This photo won’t win any awards or be a good rendering to use as bird identification because it was overcast outside. Looking through some old photos, there were some shots of this large bird. This was a chance to look up bird information on the osprey. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday! What? Another Year…and Cake! Food Art…

Birthday Celebrations are important in some cultures. In America people have big parties for kids and adults – sometimes even surprise parties! In Holland the person celebrating their birthday gives the party. In Japan, everyone has January 1st as their birthday! Continue reading

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