This special issue of Growing Bolder Magazine is dedicated to the power of creative engagement. Meet 8 artists over the age of 80 who are redefining aging and creativity. Plus, get to know a historic town dedicated to bringing arts and culture to its residents and visitors.
In this episode of Surviving & Thriving, meet a renowned artist in his mid-90s who still paints every day. Find out why he has no plans of living his final years quietly. Plus, a former soldier explains how his wartime experiences in Iraq inspired him to enroll in med school — in his 40s!
Rebranding aging, from a time of loss to a time of opportunity. An opportunity that you have to seize — it’s not handed to you. Get inspired on this episode of Growing Bolder.
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.
Harold Garde is nearly 90 years old, yet his abstract paintings are more sought after than ever. A museum is displaying his largest piece ever in a big way. See how the man and his art are stopping traffic and rewriting the rules.
Harold Garde would be a great artist at any age. His work hangs in museums from Florida to Wyoming to Houston and it’s collected by art lovers across the world. But he just happens to be in his late 80s and he’s still creating new art every day.
Who’s in your circle of friends? If your crew doesn’t include people both younger and older than you, not only are you missing out on a chance to grow but you’re wasting an opportunity to leave the world a better place.
From physical to spiritual transformations, the Growing Bolder Radio Show will prove it’s never too late to change your mind, body and spirit. Stop making excuses and get ready to start Growing Bolder.
At age 85, Harold says he’s keenly aware that time is more precious than ever. But he refuses to spend less of it experimenting and taking chances. Luckily for us, he continues to discover new ways to create eye-popping works of art.
We’re highlighting the Growing Bolder philosophy through the stories of men and women who prove how great life can be when you’re bold enough to pursue your passions.