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The View from Here

The View from Here

Artwork by Artists at San Quentin and SCI Phoenix

Exhibition: July 3 – August 17, 2024
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 29, 1pm-3pm | Learn more…
Panel Discussion and Paint Day: Saturday, July 13, 11am | Learn more…

Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804

San Quentin Prison Arts Project proudly presents The View from Here in collaboration with Philadelphia Mural Arts. Over the past year, incarcerated artists from San Quentin Rehabilitation Center and Philadelphia’s State Correctional Institution (SCI) Phoenix engaged in a creative exchange, bridging the art programs at both prisons. The theme – The View from Here – emerged from the artists’ communications, exploring life inside prison and the realms where their minds wander beyond its gates. This exhibition features artwork from incarcerated artists at both prisons, alongside letters exchanged between them. The collection will be displayed in Philadelphia and the Bay Area, reflecting a bi-coastal collaboration.




Top image: Jeffrey A. Isom, Bridge to Freedom, 2023, Oil on canvas board, San Quentin

Above banner: (left) Keith Andrews, What 50 Years Looks Like!, Acrylic on Canvas Collage, SCI Phoenix; (right) Jon D. Goldberg, Urlik the Red- Moons of Wisdom Series, 2023, Acrylic on canvas board, San Quentin

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2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600


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