Rochester artist Greg Polisseni dead at age 50

Updated: November 20, 2020 02:16 PM
Created: November 20, 2020 11:35 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Local artist, philanthropist, and fashion designer Greg Polisseni has died at the age of 50.

Polisseni's business partner confirmed his death. On his website, it reads Polisseni launched a clothing line called Artistix and is said to have numerous copies of his "Stars and Stripes" abstract painting on display at several VA hospitals and the White House.

His father, Gene, helped Tom Golisano build Paychex.

A cause of death was not immediately known.

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