Rolla Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners
Rolla Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition. “We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Joelle Freeland, 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 Rolla Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were: Best of Show (amateur): Andrea McCarty, “Good Boy Oso” (Drawing) Best of Show (professional): Sophia DeLaat, “You are my Sunshine Music Box” (Mixed Media), and August Garver, “Nesting Time” (Sculpture/3-D) People’s Choice (amateur): Richard McCauley, “Castle in the Mountains” Drawing (amateur): Rose Tucker, “California Freeways” Fiber Arts (amateur): Leah Baker, “Indian Summer” Afghan Mixed Media/Crafts (amateur): Betty Womack, “The Bear in the Snow” Mixed Media/Crafts (professional): Sophia DeLaat, “Halleluiah” Needlework (amateur): Leah Baker, “Rose Galore” Painting (amateur): Elizabeth TeGroen, “Autumn in the Ozarks” Painting (professional): Jacquelyn Wynn, “Cool Mountains” Photography (amateur): George Karr, “Bald Eagle” Sculpture/3-D (professional): August Garver, “Blue Gill Fish” Local competition winners will join winners from 17 other Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities to be judged at the masterpiece level. Winning entries at the masterpiece level may be 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 Lawrence 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. For more information, contact Joelle Freeland at 573-466-4014 or send us an email.