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Clay Center Presbyterian Manor announces 2022 Art is Ageless® winners

Clay Center Presbyterian Manor recently announced the 2022 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.    

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Dani Kuhlman, 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 Clay Center Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:

Best of Show amateur: Coleen Weller, “Snowmen A to Zzz”

Judge’s Choice amateur: Coleen Weller, “Zenbroidery Mandala”

People’s Choice amateur: Douglas Fowles, “Resting Peacefully”

Christmas amateur: Coleen Weller, “Snowmen A to Zzz”

Fiber Arts: Honorable Mention, Doris Callaway, “Dream without Fear Love without Limits”

Needlework amateur: Coleen Weller, “Zenbroidery Mandala”

Painting amateur: Douglas Fowles, “Looking for Spring”; 2nd – Doris Callaway, “Seashell Moon”; 3rd - Kenny Carlson, “Blue Moon”

Quilting amateur: Ginny Beck, “365 Block Quilt”; 2nd – Jane Crawshaw, “Windmill”

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 Clay Center 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 Clay Center Presbyterian Manor, 924 Eighth Street, Clay Center, Kan., contact Dani Kuhlman at 785-632-5646, or

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