Register for Art for a New Future: Justice Arts Coalition’s 2021 National Convening

Last fall, the Justice Arts Coalition team sat down and began to plan a convening. Months later, our dream is now a reality: from June 24 to June 26, JAC is offering a virtual convening called Art for a New Future. Convene: to come together. We invite you to join our table, to come together with our …

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Artist Spotlight: SNAPP – Ars Longa Vita Brevis

by Jhenna El-Sawaf, JAC Volunteer For Snapp, seeing is the first step. “My creative process is based on what I see. If I see something that catches my attention, I say to myself… ‘that would look good in charcoal or pen.’” He uses any medium available to capture his subjects: black Sharpie, watercolor pencil, charcoal, …

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Steve Davis and Chad Merrill pARTner Project Collaboration

by Absa Fall, JAC Intern Justice Arts Coalition is proud to present a wonderful collaboration that came from our pARTner project, which matches incarcerated artists with artists on the outside to foster connection through letter correspondence and the exchange of creative works. Steve Davis, a photographer, and Chad Merrill, an incarcerated painter, came together to create …

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