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Parsons Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Carol Sneddon, “Pandemic Tapestry”

Parsons Presbyterian Manor recently announced the 2021 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition on the community Facebook page.

“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” (top, middle)
  • Judge’s Choice amateur: Carol Sneddon, “Pandemic Tapestry”
  • People’s Choice amateur: Jane Parish, “Sir Loin” (top, left)
  • Christmas amateur: JoeAnn Burris, “Fun in Snow”
  • Drawing professional: Lois Kay Vail, “Sleeping Angel” (bottom, top left)
  • Fiber Arts amateur: Carol Sneddon, “Pandemic Tapestry”
  • Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: David McConnell, “Walnut Vase” (top, right)
  • Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Lyn Kirk, “House of Dreams” (bottom, top right)
  • Painting amateur: Lorraine Evert, “Bluebird” (bottom, middle left)
  • Painting professional: Lois Kay Vail, “Mike” (bottom, bottom left)
  • Quilting amateur: Juanita Shepard, “Autumn Breeze” (bottom, middle right)
  • Sculpture/3D amateur: Hugh Charles, “Birdfeeder” (bottom, bottom right)
JoeAnn Burris, “Fun in Snow”

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.

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