Maya D. Mason

mayamason.com

mayadiablomason@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

2017   Good MedicineVan der Plas Gallery, New York, NY

2017    Single Fare 4, Alumni Association of New York Academy of Art, 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 Exhibition, Transformations, Sotheby’s Institute, 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

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

2016    Momentum, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2015-16   Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

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

2015   Solo Exhibition, Constructs, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Providence, RI

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

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

2015   HER: Women from the Turn of the 21st Century Depicting People, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

2014   Solo Exhibition, The Body Electric, List Art Center, Providence, RI

2014   Solo Exhibition, The 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, Brown University, 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    Painting Department’s Drawing Show, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

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

 

AWARDS

2017-18 Pat and Scott Moger Award for pedagogical talent, 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 Senior 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

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, “Sophomore’s 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   Adjunct Professor, Art and Culture class for Summer Undergraduate Residency Program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2017   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.

“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.