Fulton Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.
“We are so lucky to have so many talented artists in our Fulton community,” said Tresa Allen, marketing director. “Art is Ageless features artwork from artists age 65 and older. Our sampling shows that art can be done by any age, we are proud to show off these fabulous works!”
Winners in the Fulton Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:
- Best of Show (Professional): Mary Kate Saltzman, “Summer Flowers”
- Best of Show (Amateur): Rose Smith, “Irish Chain”
- People’s Choice: Nancy Lewis, “Pen and Ink”
- Mixed Media/Crafts: Nancy West, “Box with Baby Roses & Scrolls”
- Painting: Carol Bramon, “Morning Glory”
- Photography: Carol Bramon, “Bee on Geranium”
Local competition winners will join winners from 16 other Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America 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 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 Fulton 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.
PHOTOS: Starting at the top, right, Mary Kate Saltzman's “Summer Flowers,” Nancy West's “Box with Baby Roses & Scrolls,” Rose Smith's “Irish Chain” quilt, and Carol Bramon's “Morning Glory.” At the bottom, left to right, Carol Bramon's “Bee on Geranium” and Nancy Lewis' “Pen and Ink.”