Farmington Presbyterian Manor 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 Keely Jameson, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring only the works of artists aged 65 and older. Our artists prove that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.”
Winners in the Farmington Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:
Best of Show amateur: Jeanette Bishop, “Peaches and Cream”
Best of Show professional: Vada Galvan, “Ashtions Mule ‘Snoopy”’
People’s Choice amateur: Jeanette Bishop, “Peaches and Cream”
People’s Choice professional: Brenda Thompson, “Egrets on Kaskaskia Island”
People’s Choice professional: Dianne Dickerson, “Martha’s Window”
Judge’s Choice Overall professional: Maxine Danieley, “Wisteria Vase”
Christmas amateur: Lucille Butchart, “Country Christmas”
Christmas professional: Brenda Thompson, “February at Clear Creek, Iowa”
Drawing amateur: Alice Sudmeyer, “Inner Resting”
Drawing professional: Juanita Wyman, “Old German Barn”
Fiber Arts amateur: June Yoder, “Ribbon Pillow”
Fiber Arts professional: Joyce Pierson, “Piece by Piece”
Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Alice Sudmeyer, “Birth of Sight”
Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Victoria Cummings, “Sunflower”
Painting amateur: DeeAnne Hansen, “Blowing Bubbles”
Painting professional: Vada Galvan, “Bill the Buffalo”
Photography amateur: Wanda Webb, “Jonny Gull”
Photography professional: Dianne Dickerson, “Ode to Dorothy”
Sculpture/3-D amateur: Jack Cunningham, “Ho-Made Hawaiian Guitar”
Sculpture/3-D professional: Steve Reever, “Critter #1”
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 Farmington 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.