Prison Creative Arts Project
March 17, 2021
As the world marks a full year of the pandemic, U-M’s Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners celebrates its silver jubilee with a digital gallery by U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project.
February 27, 2020
About 40 U-M volunteers drove 3,800 miles to 26 prisons in Michigan in search of the best works of art created by prisoners for U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project in an exhibition that opens March 18.
October 7, 2019
William (Buzz) Alexander, who founded the Prison Creative Arts Project and trained thousands of students, teachers, activists and prisoners to illuminate and work to end mass incarceration, died at his home in Ann Arbor on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 from frontal temporal degeneration. Alexander was a professor emeritus of English language and…
March 18, 2019
The U-M Prison Creative Arts Project presents the 24th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, one of the largest prison exhibitions in the world, beginning Wednesday.
October 1, 2018
As editor of the Michigan Review of Prisoner Creative Writing, Phil Christman does not bat an eyelash at the idea of bringing the arts to prisoners in Michigan.
February 23, 2016
U-M students and prisoners at the Thumb Correctional Facility are collaborating on Humanize the Numbers, a photography workshop that is part of the Prison Creative Arts Project.