HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE ART GALLERY
February 3, 2017, 5-6pm
Krimes and Owens met while incarcerated in federal prison, where Owens worked to rejuvenate a long-neglected arts program and helped Krimes navigate life and art on the inside. Working in very different styles, they will speak about their creative work in prison, and in the Gallery’s exhibition.
Jesse Krimes is a Philadelphia-based artist Jesse Krimes holds a BA in Studio Art from Millersville University. His work investigates the human condition in an attempt to disentangle complex value systems and hierarchies.
Jared Owens is an abstract conceptual artist based in Charleston, S.C. A New York native, Owens’s art career began as a self-taught artist ten years ago in federal prison.