Old In Art School (Kobo eBook)

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**A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobigraphy

“A smart, funny and compelling case for going after your heart's desires, no matter your age.” —Essence**

Following her retirement from Princeton University, historian Dr. Nell Irvin Painter surprised everyone by returning to school—in her sixties—to earn a BFA and MFA in painting. In Old in Art School, Painter attends the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design and struggles with the unstable balance between the pursuit of art and the inevitable, sometimes painful demands of a life fully lived.