The eighty-second meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby). Free and open to the public.
Presentation: Jeffrey Greene on The Artist in Prison. The presentation will feature hundreds of images of narrative artworks produced in prison, bodies of work by individual artists assembled over years of incarceration, special projects, publications and exhibition installations illustrating over two decades of fascinating endeavors inside Connecticut’s prisons.
An artist, musician, curator and lecturer, Jeffrey Greene has been organizing visual arts workshops, collectives, projects, programs, exhibitions and publications in prisons (and in the outside community) for the past 23 years. He has worked directly with over 2,000 inmates and organized well over 250 exhibitions, publications and projects. He serves as the Prison Arts Program manager for Community Partners in Action, a Hartford, Connecticut organization started in 1875.