Art Contest for Social Justice

End Death by Incarceration

Art Contest

The goal of this contest is to raise awareness about death by incarceration, particularly uplifting the experiences of women and trans people sentenced to life without parole in Pennsylvania.

There are two categories: Artists in Prison and Artists in Solidarity.

Submissions due June 30th. Cash prizes.

Themes & Topics

We have identified the following topics to focus on. Click here for more resources.

  • Aging in Prison
  • Life Sentences are Death Sentences
  • Commutation
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Transformation, Resilience & Redemption
  • Compassionate/Medical Release
  • Public Safety

by the numbers

women with life sentences


women sentenced to die in PA prisons


people who identify as transgender with DBI (that we know of)


women have been commuted since 1992


women have died in custody since 1982

Contact: or call 443 – 603-6964