The Torch has a range of unique artworks and gift ideas that we are excited to be sharing with you.Gift inspiration from The Torch
The Torch invited our In Prison program participants to dream of a brighter future. Over 200 participants embraced this challenge.Future Dreaming exhibition is online and LIVE NOW!
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)
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)
In the past I was a crook, you know, a jail bird, but now I am an artist. My daughter is so proud of that. I never used to think of myself that way.Chris Austin (Gunditjmara)
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
There are many ways you can get involved in The Torch’s work and do your part for the Indigenous men and women in our in-prison and post-release programs.