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Art Therapy in Prison

Art Therapy in Prison

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  • Gallery of Art
    Created by incarcerated
    men and women
    across the United States
  • The Inmate Mural Program was created by The Florida State
    Arts in Corrections Project.
    David Gussak and Leslie Neil
    organized this group.
    Inmates created sketches and the grad students working with the project made a composite for the mural.
    The results were painted on the dorms.
  • The inmate /artist team brainstormed ideas…
  • The Art Therapists composed a composite and…
  • The image was transferred to the building…
  • and the work began.
  • The inmates transformed their art into the mural…
  • “Transformation Through Unity ,” was completed.
  • James Witt
    an inmate struggling with addiction,
    participated in the
    University of Michigan Inmate Art Show
  • “My Little Amy’s Babies”
  • “He Gave Us The Key”
  • “Sending Out Your Light”
  • “Purple Mountain Majesty”
  • “Making The Choice”
  • “Yet Free”
  • Tattoos…
    another form of self-expression in prison.
  • Ed Meade
    a former prisoner
    created a website,
    Prisonart.org,
    where inmates can sell there artwork
    and make money to buy more art supplies
  • “Unlock Heart,”
    by Anthony Ramon
  • “Loneliness”
    By, Charles Hardin
  • “Keyfisher”
    By, C. Byron
  • “Lake Mountain”
    By, Charles Powell
  • “Butterfly Key”
    By, Chris Courtney
  • “Chief Big Bow”
    By, Cliff Murphy
  • “Eagle over Lake”
    By, Darren Marks
  • “Skimming”
    By, Elizabeth Lozano
  • “Lion”
    By, Daniel Paz Rivas
  • “Horse Girl”
    By, Harley Whittier
  • Not all inmates are lucky enough to
    experience an art program in their
    Facility.
    An aspiring artist by the name of
    David Jones also used art as therapy,
    but on his own.
    He loved to sketch pictures
    of his loved ones and his self esteem
    was greatly elevated when his
    family told him how they loved to
    receive the pictures he drew.
    A drawing by David for his sister Lisa
  • “Andrew and Angel”
  • Art and musicreferences
    http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/pcap/pages/gallery/gallery_visual_art.htm
    http://www.prisonart.org/index.php?main_page=page&id=1
    http://arttherapyinprison.com/AiC-IMAP.html
    “All This Time,” by One Republic