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Maya Perry

Born 1994 in New York City, lives and works in Tel Aviv.


Maya Perry works with drawing, experimental animation, and installation techniques. Her work revolves around the psychology of trauma by emphasizing how moments of intimacy and vulnerability intersect with memories of violence and manipulation.


Perry holds a BFA from Minshar School of Art, Tel Aviv, and has also studied painting and drawing at the Avni Institute of Fine Art, Tel Aviv. She exhibited in solo and duo exhibitions at the Alfred and Maya Galleries, and her works were in group exhibitions in venues such as the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv, the Tribeca Art Center, New York, and the Refrigerator in Tel Aviv. Perry is the recipient of the 2019 Zoom Prize for a young Israeli artist. 



Education

2012-2017 BFA, Minshar School of Art, Tel Aviv

2011-2012, Avni Institute of Fine Art, Tel Aviv


Solo Exhibitions

2019 Torn from the pages, Maya Gallery, Tel Aviv

2018 Link in bio, Alfred Cooperative Institute for Art, Tel Aviv, curated by: Lior Zalmanson, with Omer Even-Paz

2017 When I was a child, She was a child, Minshar School of Art, Tel Aviv


Group Exhibitions

2020 Shuttle, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Maya Bamberger

2019 Daddy Issues, Beit Romano, Tel Aviv

2019 The eagle's death dream in the cage, The Refrigerator, Tel Aviv

2019 Zoom 2019 – Young Israeli Artists, The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv, curated by: Tal Bechler and Gilla Limon

2019 First Year's End, Maya Gallery, Tel Aviv

2019 Not you!, Balcont, Tel Aviv

2019 Group Show, New York City Art Center in Tribeca, NYC

2018 Masterful, Cuckoo’s Nest, Tel Aviv

2018 Powder Juicer, Nulubaz cooperative space for contemporary art, Tel Aviv

2018 Space Chorus, Alte Handelsschule, Leipzig


Grants & Awards

2019 Zoom Prize for Young Israeli Artist,

2017 Scholarship for Excellence, America-Israel Cultural Foundation and Dalia and Eli Hurvitz Foundation LTD






Video/Animation film festivals

2020 Tricky Woman Festival (Vienna) - Screening of “Why look at animals?”

2019 Lago Film Festival (Italy) - Screening of “Why look at animals”

2019 Horn Festival (Jerusalem) - Screening of “Why look at animals”

2018 Lago Film Festival (Italy) - Screening of “Communicate like a mouse”

2018 Tricky Woman Festival (Vienna)Screening of “Communicate like a mouse”

2017 Asiff Festival, (TLV, Israel) Cinematheque - Screening of “Communicate like a

mouse”


Collections

Private collections