The Torch program is one of the best things that ever happened in prison since sliced bread. That’s to my certain knowledge.Uncle Jack Charles (Boonwurrung/Dja Dja Wurrung)
My totem is the emu. I love colours and mix them with creative ideas about Tasmanian emu’s. Thelma Beeton (Palawa)
The Torch manages the sale of artworks on behalf of all participants in the Indigenous Arts in Prisons and Community Program. 100% of the sale price goes directly to the artist.Kent Morris (Barkindji)
I love the idea that someone has seen my painting and loved what I’ve done, and paid their money, and have it on display in their home. It gives me so much pride.Flick Chafer-Smith (Ngarrindjeri)
We provide art, cultural and arts industry support to Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders in Victoria. Our aim is to reduce the rate of reoffending by encouraging the exploration of identity and culture through art programs to define new pathways upon release.
100% of the sale price goes directly to the artist.