‘Aging As Art’ Exhibit on Display at John Wayne Airport

“Fit and Consistent”
By Berbian Ro
 2020 1st Place Winner,
Professional Category

“Gone”
 By Bunder Ma
2020 1st Place Winner,
Amateur Category

‘Aging As Art’ Exhibit on Display at John Wayne Airport

(SANTA ANA, CA) – Photographic artwork depicting the diversity, dignity, and realities of the aging experience, as seen through the eyes of professional and amateur photographers, is on display at John Wayne Airport through March 2021. Selected winning entries from the juried exhibit by the Council on Aging can be viewed in the Vi Smith Concourse Gallery located post-security.

View more images on Arts Exhibits page

“As a resource to the older adult population and their caregivers in Orange County, the Council on Aging exhibit brings forth the creativity and imagination of its annual contest winners,” said Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel. “Travelers coming through John Wayne Airport are sure to enjoy viewing the vivid imagery of what living a long life means today.”

A curated collection of past and current winners of the Council on Aging’s annual ‘Aging As Art’ photography contest are available for viewing in the Vi Smith Concourse Gallery located on the Departure (upper) Level, across from Gates 2 through 5 in Terminal A and Gates 18 through 21 in Terminal C.

The nationwide contest invites amateur and professional photographers to share their vision and unique interpretation of the aging experience. Judged by a panel of skilled professionals,  selected winning entries from the contest have also been on display at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana and Newport Beach Central Library. To learn more, visit www.coasc.org/aging-as-art.

Established in 1973, the Orange County chapter of the Council on Aging has served more than 240,000 older adults and their caregivers annually in Orange County and the Inland Empire through no-cost programs to help seniors remain healthy, connected and protected.

For more information about John Wayne Airport’s Art Programs, visit www.ocair.com/terminal/artexhibits.

John Wayne Airport, September 21, 2020, Press Release

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