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Fort Scott PMMA artists in 2018 Art is Ageless ® masterpiece level winners

Two winning artists in Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless ® juried competition will be featured in the 2019 Art is Ageless Calendar, produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.

A quilted wall hanging titled “Barnyard Beauties” by Helen Nuzum and a painting by Aggie Keesling, “Welcoming Light,” will appear in the calendar when it is released this fall.

In addition, Mary Wood's piece, “Yo Yo Quilt,” will be in the Honorable Mention gallery, as well as Aggie Keesling's piece, “Red Barn In The Snow."

Works by local winners are automatically entered into a masterpiece level competition with winning art from 16 other PMMA communities. More than 180 entries were received for this year’s masterpiece competition. The winners are featured in the Art is Ageless calendar and greeting cards.

Art is Ageless, open exclusively to people age 65 and older, is a copyrighted program of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. For the competition, works must have been completed in the past five years.

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Art is Ageless program encourages Presbyterian Village 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.

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.

Residents and friends of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Art is Ageless program are proving that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.

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