Why Art Therapy is Becoming a Popular Treatment in Prisons

This article is about the promising administration of art therapy inside the prison setting. It features therapists, patients, and nonpatients, who are using art as therapy on their own. Prison art therapy is becoming increasingly popular as a treatment option … Continue reading

Black August Month Art Sale Event

Through August 31st, you can purchase Black August – Los Angeles wall art prints for $200. That’s $96% off it’s $5,000 retail value. In Wikipedia, “Black August is an annual commemoration and prison-based holiday to remember Black freedom fighters and political … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Cards by Prison Artists

“Mother’s Day Cards by Prison Artists,” is an e-commerce specialty catalog of Mother’s Day cards by prison artists.  Purchasing one of these original works of art printed on high-quality cardstock allows a prisoner to pay restitution, child support, court fines, … Continue reading

Prison Art on Instagram

In searching for 25 of Prison art’s most beautiful women, uploaded artworks by prisoners to Instagram proved to be invaluable. According to Statista, “In 2020, 87 percent of surveyed art buyers claimed to use Instagram to find new artists, whereas … Continue reading

Prison Art Exhibit During Pandemic

One artist found the Internet as a means to give an exhibition during the Covid pandemic. 1-Artist; 1-Subject; 21-Works is an online exhibition of one of the globe’s leading prison artists, Donald “C-Note” Hooker. It is an exhibition that goes … Continue reading

In Midst of Corona Pandemic, Prisoners Receive Copies of “Marking Time”

In the midst of a Coronavirus quarantine, an exclusive prisoner edition of¬†Marking Time¬†is finding its way to American prisoners. The spring of 2020 began the official release of Marking Time: Art In The Age Of Mass Incarceration by Nicole R. … Continue reading

The Prisoner Press and the Power to Inspire

In the winter of 2016, California prisoner, Donald “C-Note” Hooker, received local and national press (People), for his participation in the play he starred and co-wrote, Redemption In Our State of Blues. In the spring of 2016, he participated in … Continue reading

30-Days After Release, Prisoner Holds Fundraiser

Six years in the federal prison system and 18 years in the most notoriously violent prisons in the California prison system, this August saw the release of Min. King, William E. Brown a k a Pyeface. For those who do … Continue reading

UCLA’S Spring Art Festival, Renewal CALL to End Mass Incarceration.

CALL: “Connecting Art and Law for Liberation,” University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA’s inaugural Spring art fair, brings a fresh renewal to philanthropist Agnes Gund’s ideal to end mass incarceration through art. Continue reading

God Is A Woman

God Is A Woman is one of the many literary works by prisoners hoping to be published in the 57th issue of the Columbia Journal. Founded in 1977 by students in the Columbia University School of the Arts Graduate Writing … Continue reading