Ailyn Pérez named 2017 recipient of Sphinx Medal of Excellence

Ailyn Pérez has been honoured as a 2017 Sphinx Medal of Excellence award winner, given by the Sphinx Organization. This honour is given annually to three artists who demonstrate artistic excellence, outstanding work ethic, spirit of determination and ongoing commitment to leadership.

The official Sphinx Medals of Excellence awards ceremony take place in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday 29 March. The Medalists will also receive a $50,000 artist grant for their career development.

“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.

More information about the Sphinx Organization can be found at

Congratulations, Ailyn!

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