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Aberdeen Village announces Art is Ageless® winners

OLATHE, KS. — Aberdeen Village is excited to announce the winners of its recent Art is Ageless® juried competition and exhibit.

“We’re honored that local seniors allowed us to exhibit their wonderful works of art in our competition,” said Lauren Keller, administrative services assistant. “Art is Ageless is unique in exclusively showcasing works from artists who are 65 and over.  Our artists prove it’s never too late to create art, in any form.

Aberdeen Village hosted a reception for the winning artists listed here:

Best of Show professional: John Seevers, “Joyful Color Celebration Art Basket”
Best of Show amateur: Sharon Nelson, “Pretty in Pink”
People’s Choice professional: William Kidder, “Cattle Barn”
People's Choice amateur: Jo Henderson, “Two in One”
Judge’s Choice professional: Linda McCool, “Lynn’s Garden”
Judge’s Choice amateur: Judy Otey, “Color My World”
Christmas amateur: Sharon Nelson, “Christmas Time”
Drawing professional: Carol Rondinelli, “Moroccan Morning”
Drawing amateur: Sharon Nelson, “The Water Can”
Fiber Arts amateur: Mary Davis, “Auroras Borealis”
Mixed Media/Crafts professional: John Seevers, “The Star”
Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Esther Minter, “Pushing the Envelope”
Needlework amateur: Sara Davina Taylor-Hinds, “Ode to Iris”
Painting professional: Jennie Roberts, “An Evening Path”
Photography professional: Tom Arnhold, “Remnants of the Past”
Photography amateur: Steve Davis, “Sunrise at Aberdeen Village Lake”
Quilting amateur: Judy Otey, “Mirage”

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.  The program encourages Aberdeen Village residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition.

For more information about Aberdeen Village, 17500 W. 119th Street, contact Harold Edwards, senior living sales director, at 913-599-6100, or

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