Artist Fellow, 2022

Elena House Hay

Elena is an incarcerated artist in Pennsylvania. Her work focuses on madness, systemic repression, and the promise of abolition. She works in tandem with PeoplesHub, Let’s Get Free @womeninprison, and various prison advocacy zines and newsletters. Elena is committed to drawing attention to the flaws of the PIC and to the humanity of those held in state-sponsored captivity.

 Self portrait by Elena House Hay (2022), graphite & art marker on synthetic paper: