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Aberdeen Village announces Art is Ageless® winners 2023

Aberdeen Village recently announced the 2023 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.    

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Stephanie Oehlert, 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:

Best of Show amateur: Sharon Nelson, “Grandpa’s Workshop”

Best of Show professional: Suzanne Metzler, “Autumn Glory”

People’s Choice amateur: Aileen Moise, “Pretty Pansies” and Esther Minter, “Tagged Monarch Butterfly”

People’s Choice professional: Barbara Krueger, “Taos Sunset”

Judge’s Choice amateur: Sara Davina Taylor-Hinds, “Around and Around”

Judge’s Choice professional: Barbara Krueger, “Taos Sunset”

Christmas amateur: Aileen Moise, “Christmas Lantern”

Drawing amateur: Sharon Nelson, “Grandpa’s Workshop”

Drawing professional: Barbara Krueger, “Taos Sunset”

Fiber Arts professional: Suzanne Metzler, “Autumn Glory”

Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Bonnie Anglewicz, “Jewelry Gone Wild”

Needlework amateur: Sara Davina Taylor-Hinds, “Around and Around”

Painting amateur: Carolyn Shomber, “Pumpkin Time”

Painting professional: Rejane Henn, “Riviera Coastline”

Photography amateur: Esther Minter, “Tagged Monarch Butterfly”

Sculpture 3-D amateur: Sam Malsbary, “Coffee and Candy”

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.

For more information about the program, contact Stephanie Oehlert at 913-599-6100, or

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