Isaac I. Scott is an award winning Multidisciplinary Visual Artist and Journalist. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Isaac's Quarterly (IQ), LLC, a production, design, and consulting company. Isaac has an Associates degree in computer networking technologies from Taylor Business Institute and a Bachelors degree in visual arts from the School of General Studies at Columbia University. Isaac was ordained in at 2018 at God's Touch Healing Ministry, where he served for three years as the Associate Pastor. Isaac is currently a member of the African Methodist Episcopal church, where he is pursing Itinerant Ministry and carries a Certificate of License to Preach.
Isaac is the The Executive Director of The Confined Arts at Another Choice Youth and Family Outreach at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, and is a U.S. Prisons Program Advisory Council member for the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. Scott is also the Chairperson for the Human Services Committee for Manhattan Community Board 11, which advocates for community equity for East Harlem, El Barrio, Spanish Harlem, Randall’s Island, and Ward’s Island.
Since 2014 Scott has spearheaded the promotion of equity and community enhancement through the transformative power of the arts by applying a strategic arts engagement methodology to social justice advocacy, which includes: organizing public art projects, online art exhibitions, poetry performances, and storytelling projects to interrogate and bring about awareness around the intersecting pathways to incarceration. Isaac has written as a Columnist for the Columbia Spectator and his research, through The Confined Arts investigates social and institutional methods of dehumanization in the justice system and the role of art and popular media to decrease punitive triggers in the US criminal justice system and foster community enhancement.
Scott's passion for equal human rights runs deep, and comes as a result of being directly affected by the criminal justice system and its disenfranchising nature. As a result of the impactful charitable work of The Confined Arts, Scott receives foundation support and has been awarded a historic 5 consecutive Change Agent Awards from the School of General Studies at Columbia University.