Maya D. Mason

mayamason.com

mayamasonart@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2017    M.F.A. in Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2015    B.A. in Visual Art (with Honors) and English, Magna cum laude, Brown University, Providence, RI. Additional coursework completed at Rhode Island School of Design

 

 EXHIBITIONS

2018     Solo Exhibition, Strides, Boricua College Art Museum, Bronx, NY. Forthcoming, Fall 2018

2018     Locations, group show at Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition, Brooklyn, NY. Forthcoming, Fall 2018

2018      Artspace x New York Academy of Art, group show curated by Damian Loeb, Artspace publication, New York, NY

2018      Future Stories, The Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel, 111 East 48thSt, New York, NY

2018      Design on a Dime, a NYC Housing Works Benefit Show, The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18thSt, New York, NY

2017      Ways Through It: An Exhibition to Benefit Outpatients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY

2017       Annual Art Auction, Rema Hort Mann FoundationNew York, NY

2017       Good Medicine, Van Der Plas Gallery, New York, NY

2017       Single Fare 4, High Line Stages, New York, NY

2017       Every Woman: A Silent Auction to Benefit Planned Parenthood NYC, Women’s Art Collective, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

2017        Perfection to a T, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2017        2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2017         Mexico City and Giverny Residencies Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY 

2016        Three-Person ExhibitionTransformations, Sotheby’s Institute, 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

2016        Print Fest, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

2016        Momentum, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY

2015-17   Deck the Walls Annual Fundraiser Show, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2015        Breaking the Ice, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2015        Solo ExhibitionConstructs,Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence, RI 

2015        Solo Exhibition,Immaterial, List Art Center, Providence, RI

2015        Object [ob-jikt], List Art Center, Providence, RI

2015        HER: Women from the Turn of the 21stCentury Depicting People, List Art Center, Providence, RI 

2014        Solo ExhibitionThe Body Electric, List Art Center, Providence, RI

2014        Solo ExhibitionThe Night’s Murmuring Deep, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence, RI

2014        Urban Carnevale: Firstworks, Burnside Park, Providence, RI 

2014        Annual Juried Group Show, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

2013         American Work Abroad, Center for Contemporary Culture Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy

2012        Solo Exhibition,What I Found in the Desert, List Art Center, Providence, RI

2012        Annual Drawing Show, Memorial Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2012        Playa Bound Summer Open House, The Crucible, Oakland, CA

 

AWARDS

2017-18      Moger Award for Pedagogy, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY 

2015-17      New York Academy of Art Merit Scholarship, New York, NY

2016           Belle Arts Residency, Mexico City, Mexico 

2015           Anne Crosby Emery Alumnae Fellowship, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015           Joslin Award for Excellence, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015           Julie Sloane ’92 Award, Brown University, Providence, RI

2012-15      Creative Arts Council Grant, Brown University, Providence, RI

2013-14       Marlene Malik Award for Sculpture, Brown University, Providence, RI 

2013            International Affairs Undergraduate Student Fund Grant, Brown University, Providence, RI 

2012-13       Research at Brown Grant, Brown University, Providence, RI

2012            Royce Fellowship and Member of Society of Royce Fellows, Brown University, Providence, RI

2012            Dean’s Discretionary Grant, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

COMMISSIONS

2013   Lunar Paraphrase, 6.5’ x 8.5’ x 1.5’ site-specific aluminum and bronze sculpture, Brown University English Department Building, 70 Brown Street, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI

Brown University English Department, Providence, RI

Brown Corporation Investment Office, Providence, RI

Syracuse University, Florence, Italy

Buxton House, Brown University, Providence, RI

Port Jefferson Free Library, Port Jefferson, NY

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Jan Geldmacher, President of Sprint, New York, NY

Stephen Henderson and James LaForce, New York, NY

Scott Moger, New York, NY

Melanie Mortimer, President of SIFMA, New York, NY

Andrew Moger, New York, NY

Sharon Jacob, New York, NY

Dr. Paul Ekman, San Francisco, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Katherine Cusumano, “At the Tribeca Ball’s Magical Menagerie, Naomi Watts, Martha Stewart, Tali Lennox, and More Embrace Their Inner Animals,” W Magazine, April 4th, 2017.

http://www.wmagazine.com/story/tribeca-ball-naomi-watts-martha-stewart-tali-lennox

Kristen Tauer, “Alan Cumming is Obsessed with the Teremin,” WWD, April 4th, 2017.

http://wwd.com/eye/parties/alan-cumming-obsessed-with-the-theremin-10857498/

Indira Cesarine, “New York Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball ‘Magical Menagerie’ Brings an Art Safari to NYC,” The Untitled Magazine, April 5th, 2017.

http://untitled-magazine.com/tribeca-balls-magical-menagerie-brings-an-art-safari-to-nyc/

“RE: She” Catalogue, Bell Gallery and Bluestockings Magazine, Brown University, 2014.

Andrew Smyth, “Exhibition Puts Human Body on Display,” Brown Daily Herald,

October 26, 2012. http://www.browndailyherald.com/sophomore-s-exhibition-puts-human-body-on-display-1.2784442.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017-18   Adjunct Professor, Art and Culture class for Summer Undergraduate Residency Program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2018         Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant, Painting Flesh class, MFA program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2018         Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant to Will Cotton, Painting Masterclass, MFA program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2017         Teaching Assistant to Jerome Witkin, Drawing Masterclass, MFA program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2017         Post-Graduate Teaching Assistant, Structural Anatomy class, MFA program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2014-15   Instructor of inaugural TIG Welding Program’s Intro to TIG Welded Sculpture class, Welding Intensive Workshops, and Camp Metal Head summer scholarship program for teenagers, The Steel Yard, Providence, RI

2012   Teaching Assistant, Summer Foundry Class, The Crucible, Oakland, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

With Thomas Fink. Autopsy Turvy. St. Helena, CA: Meritage Press. 2010.

Two reviews in Galatea Resurrects 19 by Professors Jon Curley and Nicholas Spatafora. Web.

http://galatearesurrection15.blogspot.com/2010/12/autopsy-turvy-by-thomas-fink-maya.html, http://galatearesurrection15.blogspot.com/2010/12/autopsy-turvy-by-thomas-fink-and-maya.html. December 2010.

“Cosmetic Intervention.” Otoliths 48 (Southern Summer 2018). Web.

“Post-Mortem Depression,” “Suzie Homemaker.” BlazeVox 17 (Fall 2017). Web.

“Not A Marathon.” Marsh Hawk Review (Fall 2017). Web.

“Mirror.” Marsh Hawk Review (Spring 2017). Web.

“You’re Morally Inferior If.” Otoliths 45 (Southern Winter 2017). Web.

 “Construction,” “August Layers,” “Assertions.” Marsh Hawk Review (Fall 2016). Web.

“Inflation.” Marsh Hawk Review (Fall 2015). Web.

“I See Why Kids Don’t Bring Their Parents Here,” “Thanks, Mary.” Otoliths (Southern Summer 2015). Web.

“Breathtakingly Dishonest,” “Red Car, Go Faster.” SET journal issue 2 (2014). Web and Print.

“Did They Dismiss School When Marilyn.” Marsh Hawk Review (Spring 2015). Web.

“Waiting Rheum,” “Construction.” ditch (2013). Web.

“Tacit Charisma,” “Original Copies.” Otoliths (Southern Autumn 2012). Web.

“That Fishbowl Look,” “Gray Bus,” “Corporate Angel,” “All You Can __ Buffet.” Of(f)course 49 (Spring 2012). Web.

“Electric Flowers,” “A Huge Amount of Time,” “Molasses Tomorrows.” BlazeVox 2k8  (Fall 2008). Web.

“Bee 5,” “Bee 6.” EOAGH 5 (2009). Web.

“Bee 14.” Mad Hatters’ Review (2009). Web.

“Bee 1”; Bee 2.” Marsh Hawk Review (Fall 2008). Web.

“’Interesting,’” “Not Working.” Of(f)course  34 (Summer 2008). Web.  

“He Must Have Tortured Puppies,” “Someone Could Be Hovering.” Of(f)course  34 (Spring 2009). Web.  

“Destiny’s Day Off,” “Theme Song.” Otoliths  8 (Southern Summer 2008). Web.  

“Bee 3,” “Bee 4.” Otoliths 10 (Southern Winter 2008). Web.

“Bee 8,” “Red Ants.” Otoliths 11 (Southern Spring 2008). Web.  

“Isthmus,” “Preposterous.” Otoliths 13 (Southern Autumn 2009). Web.  

“Bee 12,” “The GERD Promenade and Lavatory.” Pinstripe Fedora 6 (2009).

“Miss Problem Wheels.” 21 Stars Review 8 (2008). Web.

“Blind Factory” Long Island Sounds: 2010-11, Ed. Tammy Nuzzo Morgan. Southampton, NY:

The North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2011. Print.

“Visiting Therapist.” [with Thomas Fink et al.] The Chained Hay(na)ku Project. Ed. Ivy Alvarez, John Bloomberg-Rissman, Ernesto Priego, and Eileen Tabios. St. Helena, CA: Meritage P, 2010. 31-33. Print.

“Bee 10.” Long Island Sounds: 2009, Ed. Tammy Nuzzo Morgan. Southampton, NY: The North

Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2009. 44. Print.

“Diagnosis.” Long Island Sounds: 2008, Ed. Tammy Nuzzo Morgan. Southampton, NY:

The North Sea Poetry Scene Press, 2008. 276. Print.

“Earliest Memory Hay(na)ku.” The First Hay(na)ku Anthology.  Ed. Jean Vengua & Mark Young.  St. Helena, CA: Meritage P, 2005. 28. Print.