'Con Artists', Macquarie Correctional Centre inmates exhibit more than 100 paintings in Wellington

Bageshri Savyasachi
Updated January 9 2023 - 12:01pm, first published 12:00pm
Senior Assistant Superintendent at Macquarie Correctional Centre, Philip Lindley proudly welcomed community members to the 'Con Artists' exhibition. Picture by Nafi Ashrar
Senior Assistant Superintendent at Macquarie Correctional Centre, Philip Lindley proudly welcomed community members to the 'Con Artists' exhibition. Picture by Nafi Ashrar

In an extraordinary feat, incarcerated men with artistic flair who honed their skills in prison had the freedom to display and sell their work in a public exhibition, as well as interact with aesthetes in the community.

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Bageshri Savyasachi

I am a general reporter with an interest in health, crime, transparency and issues affecting Canberra's diverse communities. Contact me at bageshri.s@canberratimes.com.au or send confidential tips to bageshri.s@proton.me

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