Nell Painter holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design (2011) and a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers (2009). She is also Edwards Professor of American History Emerita at Princeton University and holds a PhD in American history from Harvard University (1974) and a BS in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley (1964).

Nell Painter: Working In The Year 2017

Nell Painter carving the woodblock for her print Wise Woman Disappears, Brodsky Center, February 2017. Image courtesy of Brodsky Center, Rutgers. ©Brodsky Center, Rutgers.

Following a distinguished academic career (she is Edwards Professor of American History Emerita at Princeton University), Nell Painter returned to school and began a second career as an artist. She earned a BFA at Mason Gross School of the Arts …Read More