A Reading and Conversation with Nell Irving Painter
Award-winning historian, writer, and artist Nell Irvin Painter (RISD MFA 2011, Painting) shares excerpts and thoughts from Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over. Publications by Painter include Sojourner Truth, Southern History Across the Color Line, Creating Black Americans, The History of White People, and Standing at Armageddon. Her most recent book Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over is a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle Award. She is currently the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, NJ.
Presented by RISD’s Office of Social Equity and Inclusion.