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Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor is excited to announce the winners of its recent Art is Ageless® juried competition and exhibit.

“We’re honored that local seniors allowed us to exhibit and judge their wonderful works,” said Megan Giger, life enrichment assistant. “Art is Ageless is unique because it only features the works of artists who are 65 and over. Our artists prove it’s never too late to create art, in any form.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor hosted a reception for the winning artists listed here:

Best of Show amateur: Karen Johnson, “Victorian Tricycle”
Best of Show professional: Sharon Ternes, “Cold and Frosty Morning”
People’s Choice Overall: Lila Armstrong, “Crochet Lap Afghan”
Judge’s Choice professional: Peggy Thomas, “Follow the Path
Judge’s Choice amateur: Dave Rhodes, “Walking Stick”
Drawing amateur: Linda Gibbons, “Beauty in Lavender”
Fiber Arts amateur: Lila Armstrong, “Crochet Lap Afghan”
Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Peggy Thomas, “Chocolate Lace Plaque”
Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Karen Johnson, “Happy Spring”
Painting professional: Sharon Ternes, “Lazy Grazing”
Painting amateur: Dena VanNostrand, “Fairy Land”
Quilting amateur: Virginia Ball, “Merry Christmas”
Sculpture/3-D amateur: Karen Johnson, “Victorian Tricycle”

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®. The program encourages Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition.

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