Prison Ministry Art Program Featured on Arizona Public Media

The Rev. Kim Crecca

The Rev. Kim Crecca and the diocesan prison ministry’s art program were featured in a story by NPR.

“Reverend Kim Crecca is the leader of the program and has been assisting inmates for years.

“We’re specifically told in Matthew to visit those in prison. Well, this is one way that I fulfill that mandate from God, to actually be the servant that I’m called to be,” she says.Tucson professional artist Maryanne Chisholm and Reverend Kim Crecca hope to help and inspire other women who are serving time behind bars.Tony Paniagua/AZPM

Rev. Crecca organizes Prison Art Shows for the public such as “Straight from the Heart” in Tucson which displays various techniques and styles from nearly 20 artists.”

Tony Paniagua, Arizona Public Media

The current exhibition is being held at Coffee X Change. The next show will take place in February at Christ the King Episcopal Church.

Read or listen to the story.