Must See Exhibit, The Man In Black at Folsom

The Kilgore College East Texas Oil Museum is featuring an exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Johnny Cash concerts at Folsom State Prison in California. The exhibit, “1968: A Folsom Redemption,” is a collection of photographs and memoirs … 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

America’s Billboard Banksy

C-Note “they call him the Billboard Banksy.” San Jose, CA – “Look Up!” an art exhibition by California prison artist C-Note in the heart of Silicon Valley features Incarceration Nation, America’s Premier work of art on mass incarceration. “Look Up!” … Continue reading

How Did A Hunger Strike End Solitary Confinement

It’s been ten years since the California State Prison Hunger Strikes. While some changes have been made, some are still not enough. Prison reform is a hot-button topic in America. From North to South, and East coast to the West, … 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

How Covid Impacts Prison Art Exhibits

During calendar year 2020 in the United States, the Coronavirus pandemic has shut down Prison Art exhibits, as well as Prison Art book promotions. Unlike running an errand to the grocery store with a wish list, some written, some created … 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

Go to Bay View for an explosion of hope: Free the prisoners! House the homeless!

What are you doing during lockdown? We’re thinking revolution, and we invite you to join us. Yes, COVID-19 is a dire threat; 50 million people died in the 1918 flu pandemic. And yes, we have the best opportunity that Willie … Continue reading

Stanford University Provides Lecture on Art Made Behind America’s Prison Walls.

On Thursday, January 16th, on the campus of Stanford University’s Oshman Hall, in the McMurtry Building, from 5:30 pm, to 7:00 pm, will be a lecture from Rutgers University Professor, Nicole Fleetwood. Her lecture is a part of Stanford’s Department … Continue reading