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Farmington Presbyterian Manor announces its Art is Ageless® winners

Juanita Rapp Wyman, “Christmas Market”

Farmington 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 Keely Jameson, 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: Vada Galvan, “Remembering Rembrandt”
  • People’s Choice: amateur, DeeAnne Hansen, “Puppy Love”
  • People’s Choice: professional, Anita Alsup, “Brotherly Love”
  • Judge’s Choice: professional, Vada Galvan, “Hovering Over Lunch”
  • Christmas amateur: Betty Chapman, “Christmas 1954”
  • Christmas professional: Juanita Rapp Wyman, “Christmas Market”
  • Drawing amateur: Jeanette Bishop, “Butterfly on a Flower”
  • Drawing professional: Juanita Rapp Wyman, “Curious Cow”
  • Fiber Arts amateur: June Yoder, “Possum”
  • Fiber Arts professional: Joyce Pierson, “Scattered Leaves”
  • Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Joan Hampton, “Cards to Share” (shown at very top)
  • Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Dianne Dickerson, “Tight Jeans and Boots”
  • Painting amateur: Barbara Stanfield, “Blooms and Ribbon”
  • Painting professional: Anita Alsup, “Tender Companions”
  • Photography amateur: Wanda Webb, “Take Off”
  • Photography professional: Dianne Dickerson, “Sunrise Crystal Beach”
  • Quilting amateur: Jeanette Bishop, “Regency”
  • Sculpture/3-D amateur: Donald Page, “Pair of Oxen”
  • Sculpture/3-D professional: E. Dean Burns, “Lady of Peace”
Vada Galvan, “Hovering Over Lunch”

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 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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