“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Victoria White, marketing and admissions counselor. “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 Parsons Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:
- Best of Show amateur: Jane Parish, “Juicy Fruit”
- Judge’s Choice amateur: Carol Sneddon, “Pandemic Tapestry”
- People’s Choice amateur: Jane Parish, “Sir Loin”
- Christmas amateur: JoeAnn Burris, “Fun in Snow”
- Drawing professional: Lois Kay Vail, “Sleeping Angel”
- Fiber Arts amateur: Carol Sneddon, “Pandemic Tapestry”
- Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: David McConnell, “Walnut Vase”
- Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Lyn Kirk, “House of Dreams”
- Painting amateur: Lorraine Evert, “Bluebird”
- Painting professional: Lois Kay Vail, “Mike”
- Quilting amateur: Juanita Shepard, “Autumn Breeze”
- Sculpture/3D amateur: Hugh Charles, “Birdfeeder”
Local competition winners will join winners from 14 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.
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 1980, 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 Parsons 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.