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Could There Soon Be A Second Magic Gardens in Philly? Inside Isaiah Zagar’s Rarely Seen Watkins Street Studio!

May 14, 2014


Tucked inside a former two-story parking garage in South Philly, today lives the nearly complete studio of one of Philadelphia’s most esteemed and exciting artists, Isaiah Zagar!

A project that has been slowly building, piece by piece, for the better part of a decade, Isaiah Zagar’s Watkins Street studio could one-day be a second Magic Gardens of sorts, but as of today, the studio is not open to the public.

Alas, Isaiah and his team are hopeful that opening this space to the public could soon be a reality, but some final details on the building are still being made. And, as they say, neither Rome, nor Magic Gardens, were built in a day…

In the meantime, I hope you can enjoy some of the photos I was able to take after being invited to tour the space – such an honor! More photos… 


Speaking of Isaiah Zagar – be sure to come out to the show I am lucky enough to be in with him, Cornbread, Joe Boruchow, Kid Hazo and Ishknits opening THIS Friday!

4 Comments leave one →
  1. May 19, 2014 1:18 pm

    Great photos! I am sharing with followers of Mosaic Art NOW. Have a great show!

  2. May 23, 2014 10:49 am

    I always feel the need to sneak inside…this peek might help me to avoid getting arrested


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