“He seems so serious about what he’s doing and that’s where I try to keep my mind – focused on what God wants me to do…I want to do the right thing.” - Don Reflects on Saint Jerome
“I’m looking at the artist, and I kind of resemble him – with the facial features and the eyes. He has a very serious look…I kind of feel like I was there.” - Robert Reflects on Self Portrait with an Easel
“Mary Magdalen is destined to be in the cave, to repent for her sins and gain faith. But what she’s actually doing, is doing time.” - Ronald C. Reflects on Saint Mary Magdalen
“When I look at this picture, it looks like we got a lot in common…the smoothness, the hair, the nose. He looks like something, like he lost a loved one…” - Sammie T. reflecting on Head of an Old Man Turned Three Quarters Right
This series was created to
promote “Staging Old Masters, Former Prisoners Perform at the Pulitzer”.
The performance presented short theatrical pieces, written and
performed by former prisoners, about the artworks that inspire them in
the Pulitzer’s Old Masters exhibition.