KEPT OUT || KEPT IN Features “Confined Creations” in the Main Library

Works by Inmates of the Washington Corrections Center
Showing now through March 2


Confined Creations is a product of the Art Spirit class, started three years ago by The Washington Department of Corrections. The program is “opportunity for adult incarcerated men to make positive choices starting with their arts and crafts seen on display.”

Though our bodies are confined, our minds are free to create without limitation—all save for what we place upon ourselves. -Art Spirit Class Participant

Confined Creations is on display within the main library; you can find works in display cases as well as images of members of the Art Spirit class creating their artwork here:

  • 2nd floor: glass cases
  • Stairwell landing between 2nd and 3rd floors
  • Stairwell landing between 1st and 2nd floors


Confined Creations is part of Kept Out/Kept In, a series of exhibits and events focused on social and economic inequality and the prison-industrial complex. For more information about exhibits and events, visit

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