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Aberdeen Heights announces Art is Ageless® winners

KIRKWOOD, MO. — Aberdeen Heights recently announced the 2022 winners of the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.    

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Beatriz Quinn, 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 Heights Art is Ageless juried competition were:

Best of Show: Carole Braig, “Tea Party Sampler”

Judge’s Choice: Marianne Phillips, “Not So Still Life”

Drawing amateur: Larry Gross, “Broadway’s Back”

Fiber Arts amateur: Diane Hootman, “Kept Me In Stitches”

Mixed Media/Crafts amateur: Martha Kaelble, “Horrible Headlines/Beautiful City”

Needlework amateur: Carole Braig, “Forest for the Trees”

Painting amateur: Marianne Phillips, “Not So Still Life”

Photography amateur: Alan Ritter, “Red Sand Dunes, Namibia

Quilting amateur – Carole Braig, “Tea Party Sampler”

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 Aberdeen Heights 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 Aberdeen Heights, 575 Couch Ave., Kirkwood, MO., contact Beatriz Quinn at 314-909-6081, or

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