Artist in Residence




JULY 15-20

Deep Run, North Carolina

North Carolina native Vivian Howard is a chef and TV personality who brings her Southern upbringing to the tastes and flavors of each of her restaurants, award-winning Chef & the Farmer, the Boiler Room, and Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria. Vivian is well decorated with accolades, including her selection as a James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist five times running for Best Chef: Southeast. She premiered in 2013 in A Chef’s Life, the award-winning documentary television series celebrating Eastern North Carolina food traditions, winning a Daytime Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, a James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Personality/Host. In 2016 she released her first New York Times best-selling cookbook, Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South.

Gallery Hours
Stop by the Artist Cottage between 10AM–12PM Tuesday–Friday to chat with the artist and learn the process of her craft.

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Meet + Greet the Chef

Meet Vivian Howard and learn about the Southern flavor and award-winning experiences she’s bringing to the South at the Artist Cottage.

Later Event: July 18
Summer Supper