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New Paintings

Below are several new works from Marius. Marius is always looking for more inspiration. Please consider sending him articles about animals, the environment, and social movements. Marie (Marius) Mason 04672-061FCI DANBURYRoute 37Danbury, CT 06811

New Art by Marius

A friend sent Marius an article about Nikki Smith, a climbing photographer who in 2018 came out publicly, not knowing how the outdoor industry would react to her transition. Read the article here. Consider sending Marius an article that inspires you. Marie (Marius) Mason 04672-061FCI DANBURYRoute 37Danbury, CT 06811 

New Photo and Drawing

Marius sent this photo and drawing to a friend on the outside. Please consider writing Marius. Marie (Marius) Mason 04672-061FCI DANBURYRoute 37Danbury, CT 06811

“Free Pangolin” by Marius Mason

“The article in Science was about the trade in species generally, but spoke about the Sunda pangolin, Morris javanica being critically endangered owing to poaching and illegal trade. Some species, like the one in the sketch, live as ground-dwellers – but some others are arboreal primarily, so deforestation also negatively affects their survival… so much […]

Report Back: The Outside from the Inside

Update on opening of Marius Mason’s prison painting exhibit at the Railroad Square Cinema. The opening took place September 20th. David Rovics performed, and Leslie James Pickering, from Buffalo’s Burning Books bookstore, a former spokesperson for the Earth Liberation Front from 1997 to 2002, spoke about Marius and Earth Liberation. Marius’ artwork will […]

The Art of Marius Mason: The Outside from the Inside

Marius Mason’s prison paintings will be exhibited at the Railroad Square Cinema from Sept. 12 to Nov. 4.

“Moonlit Moose”

Marius writes: “I’ve been practicing with the colored pencils and markers and pens, trying to figure out a style. Spent the morning sketching from photos and imagination- then covered it in a layer of glue. The glue both sets it and also lifts and blends the pencils and markers. I use a brush to put […]

“Elephant” New from Marius Mason

“We are fast approaching a world without wild elephants. What a terrible thing to do to the future.” -Marius

Angela Davis as Inspiration

“Ms. Davis and I have the same birth date. Irregardless of that coincidence, she has been an important voice in my education. Unlike other favorite authors of mine, lots of people I’ve met in prison have read her books (especially “Are Prisons Obsolete?”) and know something about her life and work. She is, of course, […]