Inside & Out Exhibition Spotlight: David Potwin, Aimee Wissman, and Mary Anna Pomonis

For a deeper look at some of the incredible pieces in JAC’s inaugural online exhibition,  Inside & Out: Photorealists to Minimalists, JAC spoke with featured artists David Potwin, Aimee Wissman, and Mary Anna Pomonis. Amid growing calls for transformative justice and the abolition of our country’s criminal legal system, artists can play a unique role …

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White Snake Projects: Virtual Opera

by Absa Fall, JAC Intern White Snake Projects uses opera to draw attention to critical issues facing our world. They recently announced their upcoming opera entitled "Death by Life", which was created in response to the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Cerise Jacobs, the company’s Founding Artistic Director and Creator + Librettist …

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Inside & Out Exhibition Spotlight: Michelle Repiso and Treacy Ziegler

Justice Arts Coalition (JAC) is excited to announce our inaugural online exhibition: Inside & Out: Photorealists to Minimalists. Amid growing calls for transformative justice and the abolition of our country’s criminal legal system, artists can play a unique role in envisioning and implementing new ways of approaching conflict, building community, and fostering healing. By changing …

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Celebrating PCAP’s 25th Annual Exhibition

by Absa Fall, Isa Berliner, and Melissa Wang, JAC Interns Justice Arts Coalition (JAC) is proud to celebrate the 25th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. We invite you to view the virtual exhibition from March 16 to March 31 and attend the concurrent online events, such as an artists panel and a guided …

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Guest Blog: Joshua Earls

Joshua Earls is a prolific painter and writer who discovered the power of art during his “turbulent and sometimes terrifying first months incarcerated.” His oil paintings and drawings portray diverse, realistic subjects that range from nature to his mother’s red velvet cake. Below, Josh shares his 2020 newsletter, where he writes about JAC, a year …

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