Robin Maaya 

 

228.343.9911

 

robin.maaya@gmail.com

 

robinmaaya.com

 

 

 

Education:

 

Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA Fine Art and Documentary Photography

Minor in Gender Studies

Expected Graduation June 2021

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

 

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

 

2019 Moulting, Savannah, Ga. 

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2019 Childhood, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont

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

 

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

 

2016 - 2017 Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Fl.

 

2014 - 2017 Maitland Arts Festival, Maitland, Fl.

2014 - 2017 Winter Park Arts Festival, Winter Park, Fl. 

 

 

 

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:

 

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 Junk to Funk event photographer, Christine Hall Photography

 

2019 Photo Editor, Christine Hall Photography

 

2018 - 2019 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

 

2016 - 2019 Founder, Curator, & Editor of online editorial series 

 

2017 National Art Honor Society president

 

2017 Art Magnet President

 

2017 Principal/School Photographer

 

2016 - 2017 Theater Magnet Photographer

 

2015 - 2017 Chorus Magnet Photographer

 

2016 - 2017 Fashion Club Photographer

 

 

 

Awards / Honors: 

 

2017 - 2019 SCAD Academic Scholarship Recipient

 

2017 - 2019 SCAD Portfolio Scholarship Recipient

 

2017 - 2019 SCAD Student Incentive Scholarship Recipient

 

2017 - 2019 SCAD Dean’s List

 

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 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

 

 

 

 

 

Concentrations:

 

 

Fine Art Photography

 

Documentary Photography

 

35mm Photography

 

4x5 Film Photography

B&W Film Developing

 

Darkroom Printing 

 

Portraiture Photography 

 

Watercolor & acrylic Painting

Writing & Poetry

Installation Work

Links:

- https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/5-questions-with-robin-maaya/Content?oid=13357721

https://museemagazine.com/culture/2019/9/25/woman-crush-wednesday-robin-maaya

- http://voyageatl.com/interview/meet-trailblazer-robin-elise-maaya/

- https://scaddistrict.com/2019/01/08/girls-ward-left-visualizes-time-spent-in-an-institution/