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Newton Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

NEWTON, KS. — Newton 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 Sarah Schmitt, life enrichment 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.

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

Best of Show professional: Karen Holliday, “King of Fluff”
Best of Show amateur: Rita Patterson, “Sunset and Fog”
People’s Choice amateur: Susan Wyman, “Graced and Freed”
People’s Choice professional: Connie Rhodes, “Little Joy’s”
Judge’s Choice amateur: Gerald (Bud) Sholders, “Card Table”
Judge’s Choice professional: Mary Goering, “Into the Woods”
Christmas amateur: Carolyn Johnson, “Christmas Truck Collage”
Christmas professional: Terry Linenberger, “Christmas in the Tack Room”
Drawing professional: Betty Duffy Eller, “Along the Fence”
Fiber Arts amateur: Carolyn Johnson, “Dad’s Ducks”
Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Barbara Gabel, “Winter’s Glow”
Painting amateur: Sue Walker, “Cards by Sue”
Painting professional: Connie Rhodes, “Head n’ Home”
Sculpture/3-D amateur: Gene Eshleman, “23 Psalm”

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

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