Art Programming for Former U.S. Prisoners Is Practically Nonexistent. Here’s Why That Should Change

Joshua Pulman and Cory Silverstein, ArtNet, February 4, 2022

Pablo Picasso famously said: “We artists are indestructible; even in a prison… I would be almighty in my own world of art, even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell.” 

Today, this is a harsh reality for many incarcerated artists, who rely on the healing power of art-making during their sentences. Through art, incarcerated people build communities both inside and outside prison walls. We have been learning from artists impacted by the penal system and want to share some strategies we are adopting to support them through our work at Silver Art Projects. Read the full article on ArtNet.