Mosaic artist and muralist Isaiah Zagar was born in Philadelphia. He earned a BFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
Zagar has had solo exhibitions at the Hinckley Pottery Gallery, Washington, DC; Kornblee Gallery, New York City; and Painted Bride Art Center and Works Gallery, Philadelphia. His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Contemporary Gallery, New York City; Art Center, Lima, Peru; Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia; Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media, PA; and Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson.
Zagar received a National Endowment for the Arts grant. He lives and works in Philadelphia, where the artist and his wife, Julia, built the Magic Gardens, a nonprofit public art park and indoor mosaic installation that attracts visitors from all over the world.