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Incarcerated Women Exhibit (2019)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-04-19

Duration: 00:09:26

Subjects: Newcomb Art Museum | Museum exhibits | TULANE UNIVERSITY | Women prisoners | Prisons | Crime | Arts


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Ramirez-Montagut, Monica Interviewee
  • Rich, Fox Speaker
  • Martin, Dolfinette Speaker
  • Steib-Martin, Syrita Interviewee


This segment from the April 19, 2019, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s visit to the "Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana" exhibit at the Newcomb Art Museum on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans. The exhibit features art inspired by the experiences of incarcerated women and explores the root causes of female incarceration. She interviews Monica Ramirez-Montagut, museum director, and Syrita Steib-Martin, a formerly incarcerated woman. It also includes Fox Rich and Dolfinette Martin, two formerly incarcerated women, sharing their stories. Host: James Fox-Smith