2021 Merit Award Winners

MERIT AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT M&T BANK CLOTHESLINE FESTIVAL

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ROCHESTER, NY, September 11, 2021 – Three M&T Bank Clothesline Festival artists received awards recognizing extraordinary quality, craftsmanship, creativity and/or outstanding presentation. Each winner will receive a cash prize of $300.
Merit Award Winners in alphabetical order:

MAG also recognized one first-time exhibitor based on the same criteria who will receive a cash prize of $100.

  • Hatice Erbas Sorkunlu of Buffalo, NY, Painting – Booth 96

They were chosen from nearly 300 artists from across the country at the 65th annual fine art and crafts festival, which also featured live entertainment, food from favorite area vendors, and family art activities. The awards recognize outstanding creativity and quality of execution.

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