Over the past thirty years Mia Choumenkovitch, founder of the Lorton Art Program, has revealed art's liberating and rehabilitative power in her work with residents of the DC Department of Corrections facilities, and was duly honored with the Mayor's Art Award in 2007. This rare collection of her students' works exhibits the unique perspective of an artists living behind bars-looking to the outside world, not only from their physical confines but also from the interior of their soul. The exhibit includes works by Gerard Kennedy, Vincent Fong, Taurus Evans, Shelton Armstead, William Larkins, Duane Marbury, and Howard Holland & James Hardy.
Additional programming presented in conjunction with the exhibit include:
-The GLU Between Our Words: A Poetic Exploration of Culture and Controversy, spoken word and poetry performance hosted by Generations Leading Us from Sol y Soul