"Maya Stovall’s do-it-yourself approach to filming and editing...lends the works a natural appearance, like that of home videos." (ARTFORUM)

"Maya Stovall's videos (in the Whitney Biennial) of modern dance on Detroit sidewalks, vividly juxtapose art and life." (New York Times)

"Some of the most beguiling works in the Whitney Biennial are Maya Stovall's Liquor Store Theatre videos." (ARTnews)

"Maya Stovall’s work evokes a feeling...as if it were beaming a message of truth into outer space, saving the performances on video as prospective human relics." (ARTFORUM)


"Maya Stovall's astonishing video series, LST, is a humanizing peek into the complexities of urban life." (Detroit News)

"Maya Stovall's videos are not about voyeurism; rather, they attempt to channel the many spirits of a city unseen." (ARTFORUM)

"Maya Stovall is an artist who utilizes her surroundings and creates performance art..." (NYLON)

"Maya Stovall's Untitled A installation, in the context of the Fictions Exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem, is pointed and reflexive." (Artsy)

"...Stunning...Maya Stovall shows videos of hypnotic little dance performances she stages at shops in her neighborhood in Detroit..." (ARTnews)