Philly Artists CORNBREAD & ISAIAH ZAGAR will speak at ‘I AM HERE’ Artists Talk

Legendary Writer Darryl “Cornbread” McCray and Mosaic Artist Isaiah Zagar are scheduled to speak this Thursday, June 26th,  at a special Artists Talk in association with the I AM HERE exhibition currently up at James Oliver Gallery.

McCray and Zagar are expected to drive a lively discussion with stories on their many years of work and future endeavors.

Other artists in the exhibition are scheduled to join the discussion on the artists’ iconic work - and how their movements had an effect on the new generations contributions to this ever growing movement.

I AM HERE is a group exhibition presenting a phenomenal roster of six Philadelphia artists (IshknitsStreetsdeptKid HazoJoe Burochow, Cornbread, and Isaiah Zagar) whose individual passions represent a link back to the blossoming graffiti culture - to the burgeoning generational shift that is pushing us to stray away from using generic terms such as “street art” to define the diversity of artistic work.


Thursday, June 26th 7-9pm at James Oliver Gallery

James Oliver Gallery | 723 Chestnut Street | Philadelphia, PA 19106

267.918.7432 |


Refreshments will be served!


View theI AM HERE exhibition pieces at


Awesome shot and kind words by @urphillypal:
Artist. Satirist. Innovator. I don’t know @kidhazo behind the mask but I love his work and truly respect his vision of putting art out of museums and onto city streets so that everyone has access to it because when it really comes down to it, community is everything. #peopleworthmeeting
Come meet me tomorrow at @philamuseum from 6-7PM with @streetsdept @ishknits @joeboruchow @gaiastreetart @harleqvin_studio - I’m bringing free goodies! by kidhazo

Night at the museum with the following artists to discuss the evolution of street art.
Excellent evening w/ @kidhazo @joeboruchow @harleqvin_studio @ishknits @gaiastreetart and @streetsdept
#igers_philly #art #streetart #exhibit
#artmuseum #museum #artists
#panel #vsco by eastcoastphenom

I’m speaking tomorrow in philly! May 27th (from 6-7pm) – Join me, @joeboruchow, @ishknits, @harleqvin_studio, and @kidhazo for “@StreetsDept Presents: The Evolution of Street Art,” an artists panel discussion at the @PhilaMuseum!


Philly’s own Ishknits (aka Jessie Hemmons) hit up Fishtown, spreading her rainbow of yarn over an old phone booth at the intersection of Front street and Girard avenue (under the Market-Frankford El).

We’ve got out chest stuck out with pride as we think back on our awesome collaboration with Jessie.

The ISHKNIT site is amazing so, Ch-Check it out here

*photo by @damonabnormal

Super stoked for tonight’s The Evolution of Street Art discussion hosted by Conrad Benner a.k.a. @streetsdept! The panel will include Philly street art luminaries @gaiastreetart, @joeboruchow, @ishknits, @harleqvin_studio, and @kidhazo! Starts at 6 p.m. at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. See you there! (Shown: Recent photo of awesome new work by yarnbomber @ishknits on Spring Garden St.) by laurastorck

I’m bringing along some free prints so don’t forget tonight - Wednesday May 27th (from 6-7pm) – Join me, @gaiastreetart, @joeboruchow, @ishknits and @harleqvin_studio for “@StreetsDept Presents: The Evolution of Street Art,” an artists panel discussion at the iconic @PhilaMuseum! #PhillyStreetArt #KidHazo by kidhazo

YAS… Love this new one by @ishknits at 5th and Spring Garden in #NorthernLiberties! Also really love how all the artists participating in my @PhilaMuseum “Evolution of Street Art” panel discussion next week are putting up so much new work right now… More info on that panel discussion at the link in my bio, by the way! by streetsdept