Robin Maaya 








Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA Fine Art and Documentary Photography

Minor in Gender Studies

Expected Graduation June 2021



Selected Solo Exhibitions:


2019 Moulting, Savannah, Ga. 

2019 Girls Ward: Left, Savannah, Ga. 


2019 Girls Ward: Left, Ada, Ohio


2019 Girls Ward: Left, stage adaptation based on “Girls Ward: Left” book,

       Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio



Selected Group Exhibitions:


2019 Childhood, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, gallery and monograph

2019 Port City Review, Savannah, Ga., gallery and monograph

2019 Girls Ward: Left, Artist’s Book Symposium and Competition, SCAD, Atlanta, Ga. 


2018 There. Their, They’re, Savannah, Ga.




Monographs / Photo Books:


2019 Moulting, photography and writing


2019 Girls Ward: Left, photography and writing


2019 II, photography and writing


2019 Lancaster Blvd., photography and writing




Press / Publications:


2020 Art of Portrait Magazine, February 2020, New York City, New York


2019 Photo Place Online Gallery, Childhood, October 17th, 2019 

2019 Connect Savannah, Moulting, October 3rd, 2019 - Savannah, Ga. 


2019 Musée Magazine, Woman Crush Wednesday, Boyhood, September 25th, 2019 -

       New York City, Ny.


2019 Voyage ATL, Trailblazer Series, Girls Ward: Left, May 21st, 2019 - Atlanta, Ga. 


2019 SCAD District, Artist Spotlight Series, Girls Ward: Left, January 8th, 2019 - Savannah, Ga. 





Employment / Experience: 


2019 Spent one month in St. Lucia, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa documenting three Créches

       for African Impact

2019 / 2020 Junk to Funk event photographer, Christine Hall Photography


2019 Photo Editor, Christine Hall Photography


2018 - 2020 SCAD Office Assistant, Office of Student Involvement 


2018 - 2019 SCAD Orientation Assistant 


2018 Red Carpet photographer at SCAD annual Film Fest


2013 - 2019 Robin Elise Photography, self-owned and operated business



Awards / Honors: 


2017 - 2021 SCAD Academic Scholarship Recipient


2017 - 2021 SCAD Portfolio Scholarship Recipient


2017 - 2021 SCAD Student Incentive Scholarship Recipient


2017 Art Magnet “Most Dedicated Photographer”


2017 OCPS PTA Scholarship Recipient


2016 - 2017 Art Magnet Photography “Wall of Fame” 2nd & 4th place


Notable Works:



2019 - 2020 Home Away From Home, Documentary series focusing on a special needs-oriented

               family in Savannah, GA. (Ongoing Project)

  • Monograph in progress

  • Solo Exhibition in progress


2019 Moulting, self portrait series on the topic of remembrance, acceptance, and resilience and         used as a way to come out to my family.


  • Monograph

  • Solo Exhibition

  • Featured in Connect Savannah newspaper 


2019 Little Children of the Sky, documentary series on the Snenhahl and Khula Créche in                 Zululand, South Africa for African Impact and my own portfolio


2019 Boyhood, series documenting the relationships between young brothers in Savannah, Ga. 


  • Featured in Musée Magazine 



2019 Girls Ward: Left, photo series and monograph processing time spent in an institution during adolescence, 


  • Monograph

  • Two Solo Exhibitions

  • Featured in Voyage ATL and SCAD Distrcit

  • Stage Adaptation for Ohio Northern Universities Capstone Production 



2019 A Love Letter to Myself, self portrait series on the topic of processing personal infertility         struggle and past medical history


2019 II, photo series and monograph focusing on the connection between twins in Savannah, Ga.



2018 Lancaster Blvd., photo series and monograph documenting my grandmothers home after           her 84th birthday and the passing of my grandfather