A national network and resource for those creating art in and around the criminal legal system.
Poetry and Prose
This space provides an opportunity to highlight writing by people who are or have been in prison. To search for particular phrases or names within this collection, please click here. If you are interested in purchasing work that you see in our galleries or portfolios, please reach out to us.
Please fill out this form if you are interested in utilizing images from the galleries or portfolios for your own purposes. If you would like to connect with any of the featured artists, contact us. We ask that you do not utilize any of the artwork you see here without requesting permission to do so. We strongly believe that artists should have full agency over their work, so we do not share it with other entities without their consent.
If you would like to add your or a loved one’s work to the galleries or portfolios, please have them send us a completed consent form, or if you know an artist in prison who would like to learn about our programs, please have them write to us at PO Box 8261, Silver Spring, MD 20907.
We're glad you're here to view the work of artists in JAC's network. Please do not download, copy, or use photos of the artwork(s) without permission from the artists! We strongly believe that artists should have full agency over their work, so we do not share it with other entities without their consent.
If you would like to utilize their artwork, please fill out the form below and we will get back to you. To simply view the works, close this box. You can access this form at any time under the "Art & Writing" tab.