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Lawrence Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Lawrence 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 Stacey Bertz, senior living sales director. “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.

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

Best of Show amateur: Michael Watkins, “Green Sea Turtle”
Best of Show professional: Jewell Willhite, “Along the Kaw”
People’s Choice amateur: Vernis Flottman, “Colorful Strips”
People’s Choice professional: ViAnn Abel, “Fox at Sunrise”
Judge’s Choice amateur: Fred Mersmann, “The Beachcombers”
Judge’s Choice professional: Reta Caldwell, “Something Fishy”
Christmas amateur: Carolyn Johnson, “Christmas Truck Collage”
Drawing amateur: Patrick Rapp, “Distraction”
Drawing professional: Reta Caldwell, “School Is Out”
Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Lynne Chase, “Magic Carpet No. 1”
Mixed Media/Crafts professional: ViAnn Abel, “Fox at Sunrise”
Painting amateur: Cynthis Ellis, “The Latch”
Painting professional: Jewell Willhite, “Along the Kaw”
Photography amateur: Brenda Patzel, “Iz a Mirage”
Quilting amateur: Marilou Cavin, “Delightful Daisy”
Sculpture/3-D amateur: Tom Adamson, “Seated Female Figure”

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 Lawrence Presbyterian Manor residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition.

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