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2020 Art is Ageless® winners

Farmington Presbyterian Manor recently announced the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Anne Allen, 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 Farmington Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:

  • Best of Show (professional): Anita Alsup, “Thoughtful” (shown at top, center)
  • Judge’s Choice (professional): Joyce Pierson, “Blue Woven Jacket” (shown at top, left, middle)
  • People’s Choice (professional): Anita Alsup, “Joyful”(shown at top, left, bottom)
  • People’s Choice (amateur): Dorothy McClanahan, “Snowy and Friends” (shown at top, right)
  • Christmas (professional): Iris Vincent, “Gathering Place” (shown at top, left, top)
  • Christmas (amateur): Dorothy McClanahan, “Snowy and Friends”
  • Drawing (professional): Victoria Cummings, “Fresh Bales”
  • Drawing (amateur): Lucille Butchart, “Let There Be Peace on Earth”
  • Fiber Arts (professional): Joyce Pierson, “Scandinavian Sisters”
  • Fiber Arts (amateur): Mary Beck, “Flower Garden”
  • Mixed Media/Crafts (professional): Dianne Dickerson, “Green Thumb Collage”
  • Mixed Media/Crafts (amateur): Florence Harp, “See Me”
  • Needlework (amateur): Mary Beck, “Mexican Pillow”
  • Painting (professional): Vada Galvan, “The Maestros Duet”
  • Painting (amateur): DeeAnne Hansen, “The Dandy”
  • Photography (professional): Juanita Wyman, “Train Along Zell Road”
  • Photography (amateur): Wanda Webb, “Winter Water”
  • Sculpture/3-D (professional): E. Dean Burns, “Balancing the Scroll”
  • Sculpture/3-D (amateur): Florence Harp, “Grape Nuts”

Local competition winners will join winners from 16 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. The 2021 calendar marks the 40th anniversary for the Art is Ageless program.

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 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.

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