CONFINED 15: With a diverse array of over 400 artworks by more than 380 artists, The Torch is proud to present the fifteenth annual Confined exhibition. 3 May — 2 June 2024
To be an Aboriginal female artist and to put down a beautiful picture and express my Country to other people is amazing.Melissa Bell (Gunditjmara/Yorta Yorta)
Buying an artwork from The Torch online gallery is a great way to support a participant.100% of the artwork price goes to the artist
Becoming an artist has given me a better perspective and outlook on life and taught me to have patience.Thomas Marks (Wotjobaluk/Gunaikurnai)
The Torch has shown me a way of making money without crime and changed the way I earn a living. I can show I’m a better man.Aaron Duggan (Gunaikurnai/Wurundjeri)
We provide art, cultural and arts industry support to First Nations people currently in, or recently released, from Victorian prisons. Our aim is to reduce the rate of reoffending by encouraging the exploration of identity and culture through art.
100% of the artwork 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 First Nations participants in our in-prison and post-release programs.