Exhibition Team

Patrick Chappatte & Anne-Frédérique Widmann, Founders & Organizers
Anne Hromadka, Curator & Project Manager (U.S.)
Melissa Karlin, Website Designer & Exhibition Assistant (U.S.)


Switzerland’s Federal Department of Foreign Affairs is glad to support this project, which aims at fostering inclusive and constructive debates on the death penalty. Special thanks to Nicole Wyrsch, the Swiss Ambassador for Human Rights and the Consulate General of Switzerland in Los Angeles and Atlanta.

Special thanks to Robin Paris and Tom Williams, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville Tennessee.

Martin Cohen Photography documented the incarcerated and exonerated artworks. 

Patrick Chappatte, editorial cartoonist, The International New York Times

Patrick Chappatte, editorial cartoonist, The International New York Times

Partners at University of Southern California

  • Professor Diane Winston - Journalism
  • Co-sponsored by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
  • USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics
  • USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture 
  • USC Office for Religious Life
  • USC Caruso Catholic Center
  • Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC
  • USC Center for Public Diplomacy
  • USC School for Cinematic Arts

Outreach and Support within Prison Network

  • Murders Victims’ Families for Human Rights (MVFHR)
  • Compassion
  • R.E.A.C.H. (Reciprocal Education And Community Healing) Coalition
  • Minutes Before Six
  • Who Decides Inc.
  • Witness to Innocence
  • Art for Justice




Thanks to all contributing Artists!