Aberdeen Village recently announced the 2022 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition on the community Facebook page.
“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Stephanie Oehlert, 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 Aberdeen Village Art is Ageless juried competition were:
Best of Show amateur: Mary Davis, “Fuzzy Cape”
Best of Show professional: Robert McMillen, “Flint Hills”
People’s Choice amateur: Jo Henderson, “Impossible Dreamscape”
People’s Choice professional: Robert McMillen, “Flint Hills”
Judge’s Choice amateur: Shirley Dixon, “Pretty in Pink”
Judge’s Choice professional: Robert McMillen, “Allison “Cliff House”’
Christmas amateur: Esther Minter, “Inside Out”
Drawing amateur: Shirley Dixon, “Pretty in Pink”
Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Kay Ruen, “Gathering Basket”
Needlework amateur: Mary Davis, “Fuzzy Cape”
Painting amateur: Edward Duman, “Self Portrait #2”
Painting professional: Robert McMillen, “Flint Hills”
Photography amateur: Dara Russell, “Counting Her Prayers”
Quilting amateur: Carol McMillen, “Black and White Galaxy”
Local competition winners will join winners from 14 other PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America®) senior living 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 PMMA®. For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Started in 1980, Art is Ageless is an extension of PMMA’s wellness programs, which focus on mental, physical, social and spiritual health.
PMMA’s Art is Ageless program encourages Aberdeen Village 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.
For more information about Aberdeen Village, 17500 West 119th Street, Olathe, Kan., contact Stephanie Oehlert at 913-599-6100, or firstname.lastname@example.org.