Lawrence Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.
“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Curtis Jones, sales and marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring only the works of artists age 65 and older. Our artists prove that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.”
Winners in the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:
- Christmas (amateur): Rick Prosser, “Liz (Stocking)”
- Drawing (amateur): Rick Prosser, “Orange”
- Drawing (professional): Gary Woodward, “Beauty in Multi-Dimensions” (pictured above, right)
- Fiber Arts (amateur): Diana Dyal, “Diana’s Garden View”
- Mixed Media/Crafts (amateur): Vernis Flottman, “Squares, Circles and Triangles”
- Painting (amateur): Rick Prosser, “Lady”
- Painting (professional): Degan White, “Untitled – Portrait”
- Quilting (amateur): Vernis Flottman, “Flowers in Sunset”
Local competition winners will join winners from 16 other Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities to be judged at the masterpiece level. Winning entries at the masterpiece level are selected for publication in PMMA’s annual Art is Ageless calendar and note cards. The 2021 calendar marks the 40th anniversary for the Art is Ageless program.
Art is Ageless is a copyrighted program of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Started in 1981, Art is Ageless is an extension of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s wellness programs, which focus on mental, physical, social and spiritual health.
Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Art is Ageless program encourages Lawrence Presbyterian Manor residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition, as well as art classes, musical and dramatic events, educational opportunities and current events discussions throughout the year.