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    Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

    Newton Presbyterian Manor has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held March 25 – April 10, 2020. Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 40th anniversary Art is Ageless calendar in 2021.Artists may choose to enter the exhibit only. For the competition, works are to have been completed in the past five years (since January 2015).   Read More...

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    “Beauty” shot graces cover of 2020 Art is Ageless Calendar

    Artist Vada Galvan from Farmington has been competing in the Art is Ageless competition for around six years, but this is the first time her work has been featured on the cover.“When I walked into the room for the 2020 calendar reveal party in December, that was a big thrill! There were stacks of the calendar (and I hadn’t seen the cover yet) laying on the table and they looked gorgeous. It was an overwhelming day for this old gal,” said Vada.“Beauty and the Fleece”...  Read More...

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    Newton Presbyterian Manor artists among Art is Ageless® masterpiece level winners

    Two winning artists in Newton Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar produced by PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America).“The Barn,” a mixed media/craft entry by Arlys Schwabauer (shown above, left), and “Sculptural Tree,” a sculpture/3D entry by Lois Hamilton (shown above, right), will appear in the calendar when it is released this fall.In addition, “Golden Christmas Glow,&rdq...  Read More...

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    Resident uses art to help abused and at-risk kids

    Duane Graham has been an artist his entire life. From his early days as a “starving artist” in and around Kansas City to serving as a technical artist on NASA’s Saturn V booster project, Duane has been creating artwork that has impacted people all around the world for as long as he can remember. Later this month, Duane will bring the impact of his work a little closer to home through a special exhibition benefiting the Newton chapter of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CAS...  Read More...

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    Quilting adds friendship and friendly competition to life

    When Nancy Lewis followed her heart and moved to Colorado in 2010, she not only gained a new husband (Russ) but discovered a new hobby that would enrich her life for years to come.“When we moved out to Colorado, I was so lonely and missed my family that I had lived around for a good many years. But I saw there was a quilt shop and that they had classes. So, I decided to do that to meet some people.  Read More...