Escape Artist: Memoir Of A Visionary Artist On Death Row

byWilliam A. NogueraForeword byWalter A. Pavlo

January 16, 2018|
Escape Artist: Memoir Of A Visionary Artist On Death Row by William A. Noguera
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William A. Noguera has spent thirty-four years at the notorious San Quentin Prison, home to the nation’s largest and deadliest death row. Each day, men plot against you and your life rests on a razor’s edge. In Escape Artist, he describes his personal growth as a man and artist and shares his insights into daily life and the fight to survive in the underworld of prison culture.

After being sentenced to death, he arrived at San Quentin Prison and was thrown into a rat-infested cell—it was there that he discovered the key to his escape: art. Over the next three decades, Noguera rebelled against conventional prison behavior, and instead forged the code he lives by today—accepting responsibility for his actions, and a self-imposed discipline of rehabilitation. In the process, he has explored his capacity to bring focus and clarity to his artistic vision.

Escape Artist exposes the violence, politics and everyday existence within the underbelly of society that is prison life. In an unprecedented narrative, Noguera reveals the emotional and heart-wrenching loss that landed him on death row and the journey he has taken to become an award-winning artist, speaker, and author—a tale of one man’s transformation through tragedy.
As an award-winning artist, author and speaker, William A. Noguera has gained international attention and received accolades for his photographic hyper-realistic ink compositions, profound mixed-media paintings, hybridized abstract expressionism and neo-constructivist wall sculptures—exhibiting in Paris, New York and San Francisco. Nog...
Title:Escape Artist: Memoir Of A Visionary Artist On Death RowFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:448 pages, 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.4 inShipping dimensions:448 pages, 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.4 inPublished:January 16, 2018Publisher:Seven Stories PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609807979

ISBN - 13:9781609807979

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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