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) is a conceptual artist and anthropologist whose work has been correlated with the study of systems, space, place, time, and power through neon art, video, artificial intelligence, performance, and computer technology.
Stovall’s works are held in public permanent collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2021); Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (2020); Cranbrook Art Museum (2018); and the Whitney Museum of American Art (2018).
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 Museum, University of Houston (2021-2022).
Ph.D. Anthropology, Wayne State University
MBA, University Of Chicago Booth School of Business
BBA, Howard University
Detroit Cass Technical High School