SPHINX MEDALS OF EXCELLENCE
Sphinx Medals of Excellence is a program which awards $50,000 career grants to extraordinary emerging classical artists of color who, early in their professional career, demonstrate the following qualities: artistic excellence, outstanding work ethic, a spirit of determination, and ongoing commitment to leadership.
2017 Sphinx Medals of Excellence Awardees
The awards are bestowed at the official Sphinx Medals of Excellence luncheon and honorees are celebrated at a black-tie private dinner in Washington, D.C.
“The work of these tremendous artists is in perfect resonance with Sphinx’s mission. We are truly honored to celebrate these leaders at a time when social justice and the arts have such a powerful connection!” said Sphinx President and Artistic Director, Afa S. Dworkin.