Sheridan Prize for Art

The 2021 Sheridan Prize for Art Archive

42 years on Death Row In San Quentin prison–crochet master, card maker, pen and ink artist, kind soul. Died July 5, 2022—freed at last, scattered in the Sierras as wished–July 29, 2022.

Lee Heishman

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Thank you. Lee was deeply grateful for any kindness; tears would roll down his cheeks with his "Thank you". I believe he would say, "Thank you and may God bless you".