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Area artists invited to submit work for Art is Ageless juried competition

Clay Center Presbyterian Manor is seeking artists age 65 and older to compete in its annual Art is Ageless® juried exhibit and competition March 10, 2022.

Entries of artistic works is not limited to residents of Clay Center Presbyterian Manor. Entries will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2023 Art is Ageless calendar.

The entry deadline is March 4, 2022. The exhibit and judging will take place from 3-6 p.m. on March 10, along with a reception to celebrate area artists in the Chapel at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor. Public exhibit hours and reception are subject to change pending any adjustments needed due to COVID-19.

Artists may choose to enter works for exhibit only. For the competition, works must be completed after the artists is age 65 and must be no more than 5 years old, completed since January 2017. There are nine categories, as well as designations of amateur or professional. Works to be entered for judging may be dropped off beginning March 1. The entry deadline is 5 p.m. March 4. Contact Dani Pounds at 785-632-5646 or to make drop-off arrangements.

The Art is Ageless® program encourages 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.

Local competition winners will join winners from 14 other PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) communities to be judged at the systemwide level. Entry forms and information can be obtained by contacting Dani at 785-632-5646 or, or access online at

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