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Meet Disney Artist Brian Blackmore at the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

posted on October 23rd, 2012 by Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager


'The Art of Food and Wine' at the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

I can’t get enough of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. I believe I have been around the world at least five different times this year! My favorite foods kiosks are Hawai’i, Australia and South Korea (hello, lettuce wrap!). A great place to start is at the Festival Center located in Future World next to Mission: SPACE. This themed area is home to food demonstrations, special activities, and an extensive merchandise location (which I previously discussed). If you enjoy fine art, there is a section within the Festival Center called “The Art of Food and Wine.” This store-within-a-store showcases artwork from several talented artists including Noah, Heather French, Patryk Poslednik, Liné Tutwiler, William Silvers and others.
'The Art of Food and Wine' at the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Artwork from Disney Design Group character artist Brian Blackmore recently joined this section at the Festival Center. You may recall my conversation with Brian back in early September about his artwork found at the Italy Pavilion at Epcot. We recently introduced some canvas wrapped giclées based on that art. Brian also created one-of-a-kind original paintings based on his four designs. Each of these original works will measure 2-feet by 4-feet, and will be introduced starting October 26.
'The Art of Food and Wine' at the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

If you are headed to the Festival in the coming weeks, please stop by the Festival Center to meet Brian during these dates and times:

  • Friday, October 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 3 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 4 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 
Join other fans of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival on the official Facebook page. On Twitter, join the conversation by using the hashtag #EpcotFoodFestival.

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Debra on October 24th, 2012 at 10:43 am

Steven,
We will be at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival on November 3 & 4 and would like to meet Brian. Is the Festival Center in the old Wonders of Life pavilion?
thanks,
Debra

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Steven Miller on October 24th, 2012 at 11:20 am

@Debra – Yes! The Festival Center is located in the former Wonders of Life pavilion. Make sure you try the lettuce wrap from South Korea – it’s delish!

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