Tag Archives: Art from death row

Derrick Q: “Freedom to Be Free”

You bring me shackles, I hobble to my destiny Head high Seeking always seeking  . You bring me shackles My heart beats its beat Head high Yearning always yearning .

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Gary C: “Geryon’s Dog”

In this small painting on cardboard, Gary responds to Anne Carson’s novel in verse, Autobiography of Red.  Here’s an excerpt from the poem: Eventually Geryon learned to write.His mother’s friend Maria gave him a beautiful notebook from Japan with a … Continue reading

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“My Life is Outside”: Everyday Photographs from Prison

Watkins Arcade Gallery (WAG); Suite 77, upstairs in the historic Arcade, Nashville Saturday, July 5, 6-9 p.m.   Watkins College of Art, Design & Film presents “My Life Is Outside”: Everyday Photographs from Prison at its downtown gallery WAG during the July … Continue reading

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Unit 2 (part 3): Gifts

This month, Nostos Gallery hosted Gifts: Unit 2 (part 3), an exhibition of works made by or in collaboration with prisoners living in Unit 2 (the death row unit) of the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Northwest Nashville. This exhibition … Continue reading

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Gallery Opening for Gifts: Unit 2 (part 3) on Feb. 1, 6-9pm

Gifts: Unit 2 (part 3) February 1-22, 2014 Opening reception on February 1st, 6-9pm Nostos Gallery, 58 Arcade Nashville, TN 37207   Nostos Gallery is pleased to present Gifts: Unit 2 (part 3), an exhibition of works made by or … Continue reading

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