Kelly: Not out to change the world, writer tries only to bring 'something positive' to young inmates
Writer and illustrator Bruce Arant has found an audience in an unusual place: a Nebraska correctional facility for young offenders. Arant, 56, says that a couple of hours of teaching inmates to paint or draw is no sacrifice for him.
Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013 12:00 am
So why does a children's book author and illustrator spend Sunday afternoons in Omaha teaching art and guitar to youthful convicted prisoners?
When he could be home with his family, why demonstrate how to strum chords? Why show young veterans of the street how to paint with watercolors and chalk pastels?
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