"My family always said to me, 'You're going to be an artist.' So I was brainwashed and always knew what I'd do with my life."
Ninety-three year old Phebe Burnham has been an artist for as long as she can remember, capturing the world through oil paints, pastels, and other mixed media. Encouraged to pursue art from a young age, Phebe frequented museums as a child and went on to attend the Swain School of Design and the Columbia University School of Painting and Sculpture. She gets her inspiration everywhere, and always aims to please her customers, even entertaining the occasional request for a "de-wrinkle job" and other "enhancements."
"I have two tips for living well. First, keep a sense of humor. Second, find something you love and stick with it, even if it doesn't make you a billionaire."