Over 600 artworks were featured at Community Partners in Action’s 36th Annual Show of the Prison Arts Program (held May 22nd-June 10th). 128 inmate artists and former program artists who are now back home created amazing artworks and creative writings for 1000’s of art enthusiasts to experience. CPA would like to thank the funders, supporters and volunteers for the Prison Arts Program for making this year’s show a huge success! A special thanks to Ryan Wolfe, Lisa Gaumond and the Hartford Art School at University of Hartford for assisting in the planning and installation of the show and for hosting the exhibition in its beautiful Silpe Gallery. Most important, CPA thanks Program Manager Jeff Greene for his passion, creativity and drive to ensure that Prison Arts Program that makes a positive impact on the artists and in our communities, and gives back to the victims.
In Prison, the Artist in Skakel Came Out