Buy an artwork and support a Torch artist during NAIDOC Week!100% of the artwork price goes to the artist
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)
The Torch is on a mission to raise $40,000 by 31 July for its Painting New Pathways program.Every donation we receive will be MATCHED dollar-for-dollar by Creative Partnerships Australia’s Plus1 program.
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 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 Indigenous men and women in our in-prison and post-release programs.