Prison Arts Foundation (PAF) is a registered charity that seeks to provide access to the arts for those people who have offended in Northern Ireland.
Our mission is to inspire creativity and encourage personal and social change in offenders within the criminal justice system, through the arts
Our aim is to release the creative potential of those previously excluded or from marginalised communities, those serving custodial and community sentences. We contract professional artists and practitioners to engage, teach, enthuse and give inspiration to participants in inclusive and tolerant workshops in a variety of art forms.Read More
‘Inspiring Change’ Art Showcase in partnership with Simon Community NI
Simon Community NI’s Portadown Project recently welcomed Garath Keating, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, along with other members of the community, at the launch of a new art installation created by clients staying in one of their temporary accommodation Projects in the area.
Hydebank Wood College’s entry ‘a blooming construction’ wins big
Inspiring Change in the Community – Hydebank Wood College’s entry wins ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Gold’ awarded at the Garden Show Ireland 2016