Kansas City Artist To Paint 100 Portraits To Benefit Children Of Incarcerated Parents

Jun 2, 2016

For children with a parent in prison, maintaining a connection can be difficult.  Steve Kraske talks with the founder of a service organization dedicated to these kids and the artist who will paint portraits of 100 prominent Kansas Citians to be auctioned off to benefit that effort.


  • Alexander Austin is a muralist and painter whose work has been published by Yale University Press and the Whitney Museum of Art. 
  • Barbara Courtney is founder and director of Children Of Incarcerated Parents (COIP).