From an Open Door – Treacy Ziegler’s Blog

Essays exploring art, aesthetics, and questions of freedom in creativity and living.

Treacy Ziegler is the coordinator of the Prisoner Express Arts program – and it’s a great honor that we share her blog here on

For the past 25 years I have been an artist working in painting, printmaking and, most recently,  sculpture.   For most of this time I have been an exhibiting artist in various galleries.

However, seven years ago I began seeking a different audience.  Finding that audience in prisons, I  began a project to both share my artwork with prisoners and to teach in prisons.  My art website is  The website for the prison work is


Check out her blog to see the latest essays, and to be in touch with Treacy.

The blog of Treacy Ziegler