Art Is Ageless Winners Announced

Thyra Babcock won the Best of Show prize for her “Round of Robins” submission, in the amateur division of the Art Is Ageless juried competition at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village. All photos were submitted.


Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, an assisted living facility,  recently honored winning artists in the annual Art Is Ageless juried competition, according to a press release.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” Becky Kellum, marketing director at the facility, said. “Our artists prove that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.”

Winners are as follows:

In the professional division:


1)      The Tony Forelli piece, “Wilderness Knife”  won two ribbons  1) Mixed Media /Crafts Professional and  2) People’s Choice Professional.



2)      Sculpture 3/D Professional “ Forever” by Bobbie Kemna



3)      Quilting Professional “ American Flag” by Carolyn Crystal



4)      Photography Professional “ Sunrise at Fort Scott National Cemetery “  by Paul Milks



5)      Painting Professional “ Gossip “ by Carolyn Munsell



6)      Needlework Professional “ Flower Bag” by Carolyn Crystal



7)      Christmas  Professional ‘ Christmas Stocking “ by Carolyn Crystal



8)      Best of Show Professional “ Druzy Diamonds “ by John Bartlesmeyer



9)      Judges Choice Professional “ His Word” by Tony Fornelli


In the amateur division:


1)      Christmas Amateur  “Thompson Farm “ by Linda Thompson



2)      Needlework Amateur “ Flower Bouquet” by Charlotte Kite



3)      Fiber Arts Amateur “ Star of Bethlehem ” by Jean Strader



4)      Mixed Media/Crafts  Amateur “Joy in Motion”: Barbara Gibson


5)      Painting Amateur “ The Cottage “ Glenda Stevicks


6)      Sculpture 3/D ( Amateur ) “ G.E. lives Here!” by Gerald Elliott


7)      This piece, “The Clover Valley”  by Earline Foster, won two  ribbons  1) Quilting Amateur  2) Judges Choice  “ The Clover Valley “



8)  People’s Choice Amateur “ Flower Garden “ by Carolyn Eastwood



9)  Best of Show Amateur “ Round of Robins “ by Thyra Babcok







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