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Salina Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless® winners

Salina 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 Cathy Boos, 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 Salina Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless® juried competition were:

Best of Show professional: Glenn Knak, “Letter from Home”

Best of Show amateur: Lynn Droege, “Down the Rabbit Hole”

People’s Choice amateur: Lynn Droege, “Down the Rabbit Hole”

People’s Choice professional: Glenn Knak, “Letter from Home”

Judge’s Choice amateur: Jean Fritz, “Tea Time”

Judge’s Choice professional: Craig Boyers, “Steampunk Airship #1”

Christmas amateur: Sue Holmgren, “Santa Moon”

Christmas professional: Stan Lauer, “Holly Wreath”

Drawing amateur: Nancy Lonergan, “Colorado Cloud”

Drawing professional: Craig Boyers, “Last House on Spirit Lane”

Fiber Arts professional: Janie Tubbs, “Large 4 Dozen Egg Basket”

Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Marie Robinson, “Reflections on Silver”

Mixed Media/Crafts professional: Barb Culley, “Brushes Galore”

Needlework professional: Kathleen Tremblay, “Patriotic Welcome”

Painting amateur: Jean Fritz, “Tea Time”

Painting professional: Craig Boyers, “Spatial Anomaly”

Photography amateur: Sue Holmgren, “Lake in Glacier National Park”

Photography professional: Gerald Karnes, “Hand in Hand”

Quilting amateur: Lynn Droege, “Down the Rabbit Hole”

Quilting professional: Barbara Walker, “Go North”

Sculpture/3-D amateur: Robert Wygal, “Pottery Sculpture”

Sculpture/3-D professional: Craig Boyers, “Steampunk Airship #1”

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 Salina 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.

Sponsors of Art is Ageless at Salina Presbyterian Manor include Waddle's Heating & Cooling, the Bennington State Bank, Equity Bank, Ponton's Construction and Advantage Trust Company.

For more information about Salina Presbyterian Manor, 2601 East Crawford, Salina, Kan., contact Cathy Boos at 785-825-1366, or

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