George Quasha

George Quasha is a poet, artist, writer, and musician working to explore certain principles active across mediums, including language, sculpture, drawing, video, sound, and performance. His work has been exhibited in the Baumgartner Gallery (New York), Slought Foundation (Philadelphia), the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (SUNY New Paltz), the Snite Museum of Art (Notre Dame), and elsewhere. His published work includes twelve books of poems; six books of writing on art, including Axial Stones: An Art of Precarious Balance (North Atlantic Books, 2006); and four anthologies, including America a Prophecy (Random House, 1973/Station Hill, 2014, with Jerome Rothenberg). He performs axial music solo and in collaboration. For his video project art is/poetry is/music is, he has recorded over a thousand artists, poets, and musicians in eleven countries. Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship in video art and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry. He lives with Susan Quasha in Barrytown, New York, where they publish books at Station Hill Press.