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Resident’s Daughter Starts Craft Classes

Artist. Chauffeur. Caregiver. Daughter.

Artist. Chauffeur. Caregiver. Daughter.

Dianne Dickerson fulfills a lot of roles around Farmington Presbyterian Manor. Now she’s adding “teacher” to the list.

In May, Dianne taught her first crafting class for residents; the theme was Beach Weaving 101. She likes to rummage through thrift stores for scrap fabric and make art from found items, like driftwood and sea shells. She thought residents might enjoy doing it, too.

In this year’s Art is Ageless competition, Dianne took first place in the fiber arts category with her weaving, “Moon Over the Mississippi.” But she downplays the honor because, she said, there were no other entries in that category. That’s what inspired her to share her skills and offer to others to weave. Activity Director Carol Winch and her staff welcomed the idea.
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Aberdeen Village announces Art is Ageless® 2017 winners

Aberdeen Village 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 Christina Ammann, 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 Aberdeen Village Art is Ageless juried competition were: Read More

Salina Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Art is AgelessSalina 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 Jenni Jones, Director of Sales and Marketing. “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 Salina Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were: Read More

Aberdeen Heights announces Art is Ageless® 2017 winners

Aberdeen Heights recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless juried competition.

Winners were:

Toni McCoy's “Scents in the Snow” took home a tie for second place in the painting category along with Lee Schmeltzle's “POW” (painting of an iris).

Toni McCoy’s “Scents in the Snow” took home a tie for second place in the painting category along with Lee Schmeltzle’s “POW” (painting of an iris).

Painting:

  • 1st Place – Jean von Stamwitz, “Misty Morning”
  • 2nd Place (Tie) – Lee Schmeltzle, “POW”; Toni McCoy, “Scents in the New Snow”

Mixed Media:

  • 1st Place – Ruth Koch, “Looking at Grandma’s Paintings”
  • 2nd Place – Jean Lechner, “Joy” (Painting transferred to blanket)

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Fort Scott Presbyterian Village announces Art is Ageless® 2017 winners

Fort Scott Presbyterian Village 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 Ginger Nance, executive 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 Fort Scott Presbyterian Village Art is Ageless juried competition were: Read More

Newton Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Art is AgelessNewton Presbyterian Manor hosted a reception in March for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Noelle Dickinson, 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 Newton Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were: Read More

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America announces Art is Ageless® 2017 winners

WICHITA, Kan. –Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America has announced the winners of its annual, system-wide Art is Ageless® competition. The works of more than 50 senior artists from Kansas and Missouri will be featured in the 2018 Art is Ageless calendar and note cards.

Art is Ageless, open exclusively to people age 65 and older, is a copyrighted program of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Artists not interested in competition were invited to enter the Art is Ageless exhibit only. Read More

Emporia Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® 2017 winners

Guests at our Art is Ageless reception review this year's entries.

Guests at our Art is Ageless reception review this year’s entries.

Emporia Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless juried competition. Congratulations to all of our winners!

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Crystal Stock, 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 Emporia Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were: Read More

Lawrence Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless winners

Art is AgelessLawrence Presbyterian Manor hosted a reception in February for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Angela Fonseca, 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.”

For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Winners in this year’s Art is Ageless juried competition are: Read More

Fulton Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Art is AgelessFulton 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 Keri Edwards, 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 Fulton Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were: Read More