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Sadler Center, Auditorium

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200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, 23185

December 2023

Voice of the Artist: Nell Painter

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sadler Center, Auditorium, 200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, 23185
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Join us for a special Voice of the Artist talk in collaboration with the Lemon Project and University Libraries. Leading American historian Nell Irvin Painter is the author of many books, including Sojourner Truth, Creating Black Americans and The History of White People. In her 2018 book, Old in Art School, Painter recounts her journey from scholar to artist including her enrollment in the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. There, she became a student again in her 60s and continues as a working, professional artist in her 80s. Painter will discuss the struggles in making a late-life pivot and…

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