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Pittsburgh furniture maker wins award

Pittsburgh-based furniture maker Mike Korsak was awarded First Prize in Craft for his walnut and bird’s-eye maple cabinet at the Art of the State exhibit at The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

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The cabinet was one of 126 pieces selected from nearly 1,600 entries.

The 48th annual Art of the State is recognized as the official statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists.

Presented at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, Art of the State showcases the talent, creativity and diversity of the state’s established and emerging artists. The exhibit opened to the public June 28 and runs through September 13, 2015.

Korsak’s has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States.

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