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Rolla Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners 2

Rolla Presbyterian Manor recently announced the 2023 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.  

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Lorri Waldron, 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 professional: DeeAnn DuCote, “Winter Fun”

Best of Show amateur: Mutz Agnes Maples, “Melodies and Memories”

People’s Choice professional: Sophia deLaat, “One Tree, Many Birds”

People’s Choice amateur: Mary Faulkner, “Little Red Schoolhouse Quilt”

Christmas amateur: Mutz Agnes Maples, “Brrr, It’s Cold Outside”

Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Ellen Reynolds, “Embossed Daisy”

Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Mutz Agnes Maples, “Time Changes Everything”

Needlework amateur: Carol Jessop, “Birds in Springtime”

Painting professional: Ellen Reynolds, “Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival”

Painting amateur: Carol Jessop, “Left Behind”

Sculpture/3-D: Sophia deLaat, “Between the Dark and the Daylight”

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®.  For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Started in 1980, Art is Ageless is an extension of PMMA’s wellness programs, which focus on mental, physical, social and spiritual health.

PMMA’s Art is Ageless program encourages Rolla 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 about the Art is Ageless program at Rolla Presbyterian Manor, contact Lorri Waldron at 573-364-7336, or

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