Pia Kishore Agrawal

10 Mar 2020


Pia Kishore Agrawal.

Pia Kishore Agrawal is the curator of performing arts at the Momentary, an adaptive reuse project that converted a decommissioned Kraft Foods plant in Arkansas into a multidisciplinary space for visual, culinary, and performing arts and an artist-in-residency program. From 2014 to 2018, Agrawal was the program director at the University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts where she produced its public programming, including the annual Mitchell Artist Lecture and CounterCurrent festival. Prior to her work at the Mitchell Center, Agrawal served as the managing director of the Rude Mechs in Austin, Texas and the programming director of FringeArts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has a BA in sociology from Haverford College. Agrawal served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2021 and 2019.