My curiosity about aging and artistic interests started as academic. Soon, I had a personal interest developing my own artistic self. I wondered what life would look like without my profession. Working as a psychologist had been my calling, it had defined me.
The older brain has capacities that actually help develop the budding, late-blooming artist. Creating art benefits the aging brain. This circular, reinforcing process has profound benefits.
The Vintage Years is my book about pursuing the life of the artist after sixty.
I use the term artist very loosely.
An artist creates with openness and a child