ABOUT

THE NEW YORK TIMES says Maya Stovall “vividly juxtaposes art and life." ARTFORUM says she "channels the spirits of cities unseen," HYPERALLERGIC says she "dispels urban myths about Detroit," and ARTNEWS calls her work “stunning.”

Maya Stovall (née Maya Cadwell, b. Detroit) is a conceptual artist and anthropologist whose work has been correlated with the study of systems, space, place, time, and power through video, performance, neon art, artificial intelligence, and post-internet technology.

Maya Stovall’s works are represented in public permanent museum collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA); The Studio Museum in Harlem; Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Cranbrook Art Museum; and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Major works involve projects for the Whitney Biennial (2017); University of Aarhus, Denmark (2017); the Whitney Museum of American Art (2017); the Studio Museum in Harlem (2018); Cranbrook Art Museum (2018); Aka Artist Run Saskatchewan, Canada (2018), Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (2019); San Francisco Art Institute (2019); White Columns (2020); Art Basel Miami Beach (2021); and Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston (2021, 2022).

Maya Stovall is an Assistant Professor at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is represented by Reyes Finn, Detroit and Parrasch Heijnen, Los Angeles.

Ph.D. Anthropology, Wayne State University
MBA, University Of Chicago Booth School of Business
BBA, Howard University
Detroit Cass Technical High School