Nigel Poor & Ear Hustle

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Nigel Poor is a visual artist whose work explores the various ways people leave behind evidence of their existence. Her work resides in museum collections, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the de Young Museum, San Francisco; and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC. In 2011 Poor began volunteering as a teacher at San Quentin State Prison for the Prison University Project. She is the co-creator and cohost of the award-winning prison-based podcast Ear Hustle.