2021 MOTH Awards

Theme Award – Given to the artist and artwork that best exemplifies or interprets the yearly theme.

Theme Award

Jan Hansson, Together We Are Hopeful

Americana Folk Award– Given to the artist and artwork that tells a story of the rich and diverse culture of the United States of America — a culture that is rooted in a history of traditions handed down from indigenous and immigrant populations.

Americana Folk Award

Carly Garzón Vargas, Our Hands, Our Work

Design Award – Given to the artist and artwork whose work is selected to be used in MOTH marketing materials.  

Design Award

Toni Del Guidice, Holding Hope

Award of Merit – Given to the artist and artwork as being recognized for excellence in craft, execution and/or interpretation in their chosen medium.

Award of Merit

David Rock, Chrysalis

Award of Merit

Bob Wade, Ron Artis II

Award of Merit

Mary Jo Weiss & Dennis Tower, Hope Grows 

Award of Merit

Lawrence Stoller, Frozen Sky

Ben Westlund Advocate of the Arts Award – Given to the artist, organization, or person who consistently supports, promotes, and perpetuates cultural expression and engagement, seeks to inspire artistic endeavors in others, and advocates for building on the arts economy and thriving arts scene in the region.

Spirit of Giving Award – Given to the artist, organization, or person that shares generosity of spirit and engagement in the Sisters Folk Festival community, and actively contributes in a positive, meaningful way.

Ben Westlund Advocate for the Arts Award

Cascade A&E

Spirit of Giving

Tony Cosby