Inside & Out Exhibition Spotlight: Karim Shuquem, Lesley Rae Burdick, and Edee Allynnah

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 Karim Shuquem, Lesley Rae Burdick, and Edee Allynnah. 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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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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Announcing JAC’s New Gallery of the Month Series

At Justice Arts Coalition, we are always working on new ways to engage with our community and share the wonderful work of our network artists. In the past year, we have moved our existing programs to virtual spaces to respond to the pandemic and developed innovative new ways to better amplify system-impacted artists. One of …

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Prison Galleries: Imagining Justice from the Inside Out

About the guest blogger: Lisa Guenther is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.  She facilitates a weekly discussion group with prisoners on death row at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution.  She is the author of Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives (forthcoming from Minnesota University Press). It all began with a word scrawled on paper: ART. …

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