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Aberdeen Village announces Art is Ageless® winners 2018

Aberdeen Village 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 Chrissie Ammann, 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:

Amateur category – Needlework

  • Whisper of God by Twila Butts, 1st Place
  • Let's Be Brave by Twila Butts, 2nd Place
  • Alzheimer's by Jo Henderson, 3rd Place
  • Alzheimer's by Jo Henderson, Best in Show

Amateur category – Drawing

  • Strawberry Splash by Ed Duman, 1st Place
  • Kansas Sunflower by Marcia Schuler, 2nd Place
  • King by Shirley Dixon, 3rd Place
  • Trick Falls by Keith Graham, Hon. Mention
  • Strawberry Splash by Ed Duman, Best in Show

Amateur category – Painting

  • Snowbird by Peggy Elliott, 1st Place
  • My Secret Garden by Joan Goss, 2nd Place
  • Tragic House by Joan Goss, 3rd Place
  • Morning Flower by Peggy Elliott, Hon. Mention
  • My Secret Garden by Joan Goss, Best in Show

Amateur category – Christmas

  • Christmas Among the Birch by Shirley Dixon, 1st Place
  • Let's Deck the Halls by Twila Butts, 2nd Place
  • Christmas Morning by Carolyn Habighorst, 3rd Place

Amateur category – Photography

  • San Xavier Del Back by Hughie Habighorst, 1st Place

Amateur category – Mixed Media

  • Linda’s Yard by William Walter , 1st Place
  • Winter Wonderland by William Walter, 2nd Place

Amateur category – 3D/Sculpture

  • Child’s Park Bench by Carl Erwin, 1st Place
  • Shelf with Paper Towel Holder by Carl Erwin, 2nd Place

Professional category – Painting

  • Italy Farm by Cecil Mashburn, 1st Place

Professional category – Drawing

  • Delicate by Carol Rondinelli, 1st Place
  • Kansas Sunflowers by Carol Rondinelli, 2nd Place
  • Young Lady by Cecil Mashburn, 3rd Place
  • Kansas Sunflowers by Carol Rondinelli Best in Show

Local competition winners will join winners from 16 other Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities to be judged at the masterpiece level. Winning entries at the masterpiece level may be selected for publication in PMMA’s annual Art is Ageless calendar and note cards.

Art is Ageless is a copyrighted program of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years. Started in 1980, Art is Ageless is an extension of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s wellness programs, which focus on mental, physical, social and spiritual health.

Pictured in the collage

  • Top, left: Cecil Mashburn was first place in the professional painting category with “Italy Farm.”
  • Top, middle: Carolyn Habighorst’s piece “Christmas Morning” was a third place winner in the Christmas category.
  • Top, middle: Hughie Habighorst was first place in amateur photography with “San Xavier Del Back.”
  • Bottom, left: Jo Anne Walker Henderson won the amateur Needlework category with her piece, “Alzheimer’s.”
  • Bottom, middle: William Walter won first place in professional photography with is piece, “Linda’s Yard.”
  • Bottom, middle: Twila Butts was second place in the amateur Christmas category with “Let’s Deck the Halls.”
  • Right: Carl Erwin won first place in the professional sculpture/3-D category with his “Child’s Park Bench.”

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