Artwork by Fransico Estrada

  

  • Artist Name: Francisco EstradaIDOC ID#: R65016
  • Mailing Address: Hill Correctional Center, 600 S. Linwood Rd, Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Date of Incarceration: August 21, 2005
  • Sentence: 37 years
  • Artist’s Current Age: 31
  • Artist’s Outdate: 2041
  • Artist’s hometown: Northside of Chicago (Belmont and Central Park)
  • Artist’s Preferred Genre of Art: Chicano art
  • Artist’s Preferred Medium: Pencil and acrylic
  • Artist’s message about why Illinois should return to rehabilitation and an improved parole system: I believe that Illinois should return to rehabilitation and bring back parole so people can have a second chance at life and so that I can help my mother like she’s been helping me throughout my sentence.