Isaiah Zagar

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.
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

Artist Info


March 18 1939

Philadelphia, PA






European American