Dallas, Texas - Two residents of Highland Springs received statewide honors for their artistic talent via the LeadingAge Texas 2017 ArtsInspire Contest
Lynn Tagmeier earned first place in the drawing category for her colored pencil entry, "Little Blue Boy". This is the second time that Lynn has taken first place honors in this contest as she also won first place in the drawing category in 2015.
Tom Naylor earned second place in the mixed media category for his entry, "Dance of the Stars", a multiplate color etching.
Both of their pieces were among the finalist featured at an awards reception held on May 21 at the LeadingAge Texas Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Austin, Texas.
The ArtsInspire contest showcases the artistic talents of residents from retirement communities across Texas. According to LeadingAge Texas, more than two hundred entries were received judged by a panel of experts including university professors, artists and authors.
Matt Neville, Executive Director of Highland Springs, stated: "Residents, employees and visitors have admired the beautiful artwork of Lynn and Tom that is frequently on display at our campus. They truly make our days brighter."