Come learn more about the intersection and impact of women, arts, and aging! Join artist and author Lucy Rose Fischer, PhD, for a wonderful discussion. Sponsored by Woodbury Senior Living.
Lucy Rose Fischer, PhD, is an award-winning gerontologist, author and artist. Her book, I’m New at Being Old, portrays the experience of growing older with wit, whimsy and vibrantly fanciful art. Fischer had a 25-year career as a researcher and writer, specializing in the study of aging. She directed research studies and is the author of three previous books and approximately 100 professional articles. She is a Fellow of the
Gerontological Society of America for “outstanding achievement and exemplary contributions to the field of aging.” When she was nearly 60, she began her second career as an artist. She is especially known for creating vibrant images on glass—painting inside-out, upside-down and backwards on hand blown glass bowls and vases. Her art has been shown in over 50 exhibits and is on permanent display in public institutions and private collections. She and her art are featured on the Twin Cities Public Television documentaries The Creative Power of Aging (2008) and Life Changing Art (2010), which won a regional Emmy award.
I’m New at Being Old (www.temunapress.com)received a Midwest Book Award and an Independent Publishers Gold Award—both in 2011.