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Parsons Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Parsons Presbyterian Manor recently announced the 2022 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.    

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Natae Nash, 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 Parsons Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:

Best of Show: Lorraine Evert, “Majestic Bull Elk”

People’s Choice: Jane Parish, “Kansas Potpourri”

Judge’s Choice: Judith Wells, “Springtime Tulips”

Christmas amateur: Jane Parish, “Christmas Magic”

Christmas professional: Lorraine Evert, “Festive Snowman”

Drawing amateur: Jane Parish, “Cherokee”

Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Grace Pierce, “Iris Sparkle”

Painting amateur: Judith Wells, “Springtime Tulips”

Painting professional: Lorraine Evert, “Majestic Bull Elk”

Photography amateur: Judith Wells, “My Smiling Engineer”

Quilting amateur: Jaunita Shepard, “Dresden Plate Quilt”

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 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.

For more information about Parsons Presbyterian Manor, contact Natae Nash at 620-421-1450, or

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