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CV / Resume

Maya Gelfman (b. 1978, Rehovot)

A multidisciplinary artist: painting, installation, street-art and performance

Nomad, currently based in France

Graduated from Shenkar School of Art & Design, BA, 2006

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Solo Exhibitions


Neither Here Nor There, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, Georgia, USA


Bodies of Work, ONKAF Gallery, New Delhi, India


The Unimaginable Horizon, AG18 Gallery, Vienna, Austria


Form, Re-Form, AG18 Gallery, Vienna, Austria


Outside looking in, National Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand


Split Ends, Tel Aviv Artist House, Israel


Spark, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa, Israel

Process, Tel Aviv City Municipality Arts and Culture division, Israel


Rise!, Tsuk Gallery, Netanya, Israel

Heartbeats, Weiss House, Tel Aviv, Israel


Strings, Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel

Group Exhibitions


SwatchFaces24, Venice Biennial, 60th Art Exhibition, Italy

Twenty Four Windows, Fifth Floor Gallery, SAPH, Shanghai, China


Metamorphosis: The Place of the Past in the Present, CITYarts, Orlando, FL, USA


ARTROOMS, Meliá White House, London, England

Radical Love, Crypt Gallery, London, England


Wire/less Connections, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Vitrinart, The Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Grand Opening, Milu Gallery Hotel, Florence, Italy


Stories the Streets tell, The Israeli Children’s Museum, Holon, Israel

Hamekarer, The Old Wholesale Marketplace, Tel Aviv, Israel

S2G, kulturkueche, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Presence, Tirosh Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Temporary Crew, St.Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel


Slideluck III, Tel Aviv, Israel

Launching Meshuna, Meshuna Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel


Testing Tools Festival #10, Beit Tami, Tel Aviv, Israel

Note to Selves, Container, Jaffa port, Israel

7F, 7th Floor, Tel Aviv, Israel

Base Colors #2, IIsrael-Lebanon border, Peace & Activism Art event


Heroes in Distress, Art Basel, Miami, Overture/Scope art fair, USA

Once I was a House, art event, Caesarea, Israel
Small Scale - 20\20, Zadik Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Creation Cycle, Hangar 2, Jaffa Port, Israel

Free Art Friday, Tel Aviv, Israel

Spring Festival, Shapira neighborhood, Tel Aviv, Israel

Base Colors #1, Israel-Syria border, Peace & Activism Art event

On the Fence #3, Jaffa, Israel

Love Art Make Art, Open Studio, Tel Aviv, Israel


Haifa Walks, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel

ZEMIKEA, Tsuk Gallery, Netanya, Israel

Mind the Heart, The Container, Tel Aviv, Israel
Sea Breeze, Artist Residency, Bat Yam, Israel

On the Fence #2, Jaffa, Israel
Mind the Heart, Dining Room, Tel Aviv, Israel
Ward Nasse, Ward Nasse Gallery, New York, USA


Cannons & Muses, Tama University of Art, Tokyo, Japan
de:frost Festival, Jerusalem, Israel


Biennial #2, Herzliya, Israel

Secret Art #4, Beit Mani, Tel Aviv, Israel
Love Art Make Art, Open Studio, Tel Aviv, Israel

Tan, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel I Declare an Art War, Shorashim Gallery, Israel

White Trash, Tel Aviv, Israel


It’s a Small Big World, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel


Designers of the Future, Tel Aviv, Reading Power Station, Israel

International Woman’s Day, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dialogue, Tzavta Theater, Tel Aviv, Israel




Swatch Art Peace Hotel Residency, Shanghai, China (June-September)

Windgate Residency, KSU University, GA, USA (September-October)

Core Dance Company, Atlanta, USA (April-May)


Roza Center for International and Interdisciplinary Art, Krakow, Poland (June)


the Sichow Foundation, Krakow, Poland (Feb)


Halcyon House fellowship, Shortlisted

Collaborations & Public Actions (under Mind the Heart! Project)


Wishing Wall, mural & masterclasses, Georgia Highlands College, Cartersville, GE, USA

MTH! in Kennesaw, residency & masterclasses, School of Art, Kennesaw, GA, USA         

Mantra, mural, Core Dance, Atlanta, GE, USA


SEED & NTTL, mural & performance, Rosa Foundation, Krakow, Poland

Looking at Place, exhibition, Katzman Contemporary, Dover, NH, USA

O/Art, fundraiser for Ukraine, Atlanta-Chattanooga, TN & GA, USA


Introduce Yourself, exhibition, Kliger Gallery, Lund, Sweden


The Poland Project, mural & performance, Sichow Foundation, Artist Residency, Krakow, Poland


New Poetics of Labor, exhibition, Espacio, Medellín, Colombia

MTH! in D.C., at By The People Arts Festival (Smithsonian, National Cathedral, Union Market, Walter Reed, Arc West, D.C., USA

Bodies of Water, permanent installation & masterclasses, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, USA

The Spaces Between #1, exhibition, JCC, Foster City, CA, USA

The Spaces Between #2, exhibition & mural,  PJCC, San Rafael, CA, USA

MTH! in Houston, exhibition, City Hall & Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX, USA

Towards One, permanent installation, Building 98, Marfa, TX, USA


Be Here Now, permanent installation, Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, TN, USA

MTH! in Hillary R. Clinton Library, event, Little Rock, AR, USA

MTH! in Atlanta, exhibition, Decatur Art Alliance, Decatur, GA, USA

MTH! in Apopka, permanent installation, HCC, Apopka, FL, USA

MTH! in Portsmouth, exhibition, Prescott Park & 3S Gallery, Portsmouth, NH, USA

MTH! in Tel Aviv, Pilot for USA Tour at Beit Tami, Tel Aviv, Israel

​Publications and Books

2022    "Unravelling Women’s Art, by PL Henderson, Aurora Metro books, England

2018    "Al camello camello y al amor amor" by Cristina Velásquez, NPOL, Colombia

2016    "Wall, wall" by Dominque Lafon, France

2015    "Street Messages" by Nicholas Ganz, Dokument Press, Germany

2013    TEDx TLV Talk: "Creating out of not knowing"- the creation of SPARK Solo Exhibition >> to see the talk 

* Curitorial texts: >> to read the texts 

Press & selected articles:

Selected collections

Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China

Lettenmayer & partners, Czech Republic

​Goldman, Erlich, Gaver, Edelstein & Co. Law, Israel

Historic Building 98. Marfa TX, USA

Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga TN, USA

MILU Art Hotel, Florence, Italy

Magdas Hotel, Vienna, Austria

Herzliya Municipal Library, Israel

M & M Schmitz, Vienna Austria

R. Saker, Caesarea, Israel

O. Shatil, Tel Aviv, Israel

S. Sternbach, Tel Aviv, Israel

H. Bornstein, Tel Aviv, Israel

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