Now in his mid-90s, world-renowned artist Harold Garde not only still paints daily in his home studio, he sees his work as the ultimate act of artistic rebellion. He explains to Growing Bolder why he refuses to paint for the galleries, collectors, shows or museums, but is instead focused on pleasing one person: himself. Listen to him speak passionately on the art of aging, society’s focus on legacies and the privilege he thinks every aging person deserves.
Jamieson Thomson Thomas is in the midst of two major comebacks. See how this national champion rower is battling her way back from injury and, at the same time, forging a new career as a fine artist.
Meet Team GB Elite blogger and internationally recognized collage artist Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson. She discusses her passion for life and art and how losing her college roommates in a terrorist attack changed the trajectory of her life.
If you were around in the late 1960s and ’70s, you could not go anywhere without seeing the works of Peter Max. Now in his 70s, he’s healthier and happier than ever and still creating works of art and hanging with the coolest people around.
If you think not being able to read music or play a single note should keep you from becoming a Grammy, Emmy, Tony and Webby award-winning songwriter, then you need to meet Allee Willis.
It took her a few decades to get there, but Donna Dowless now spends every day pouring out her heart into art. Find out what Andy Warhol told her that convinced her to follow her heart and why she’s so in love with love.
In her late 50s, this former high-powered executive traded in her briefcase for a welding torch. She explains how her dying friend’s final words inspired her to finally pursue her true passion — art.
Did you ever feel you just didn’t fit in? Ed Feldman once hid behind his iPhone, his computer and his hairpiece. But as he played around on his gadgets, he made a discovery — he could create stunning images.
The secret to happiness is finding what you love and combining it with what you do for a living. If you think it’s too late to do that, meet Millicent Gappell. The glass artist is about to turn 80 and she’s creating stunning museum-quality work.
Vincent van Gogh is considered to be among the greatest artists of all time and a giant in his field. Yet few true facts are known about his life. Instead, he’s the subject of a lot of mythology. A new biography uncovers the truths about his life.