Sunday, March 23, 2008

The Grandma Moses of NYC

At age 60, Adele Lerner's husband gave her a paint-by-the numbers set. At age 83, she earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Lehman College. At 101, she had her first art show!

As Ms. Lerner tells NY Times reporter Corey Kilgannon:

What can I tell you? I'm a late bloomer. . . I learn at my own pace. I feel that it's never too late. If you don't know something, go and try to learn it every day until it comes to you.

To read the full article, click here

Note: the above photograph was taken by Suzanne DeChillo for the NYT.

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