Highlights

Art Books that include Maya's Work

  • Contemporary Chicana and Chicano ArtContemporary Chicana and Chicano Art:
    Artists, Works, Culture, and Education

    by Gary D. Keller, Joaquín Alvarado, Kaytie Johnson, and Mary Erickson
    The result of years of careful preparation, this two-volume work of art covers the artistic production and biographies of nearly 200 individual artists from across the United States as well as Chicano/a artists residing in Mexico and elsewhere. Cover features Maya's artwork, "The Love That Stains"
  • Triumph of our CommunitiesTriumph of Our Communities:
    Four Decades of Mexican American Art

    by Gary D. Keller, Amy Phillips, and the participating art organizations
    This book celebrates the art organizations that have promoted Mexican American art and served as art education centers for their communities. Their efforts have produced a significant body of collectible works that inspire through artistry.
  • Chicano Art for our MilleniumChicano Art for Our Millennium:
    Collected Works from the Arizona State University Community

    by Gary D. Keller, Angelica Docog, Thomas H. Wilson
    This beautifully produced book showcases more than 120 works of Chicana and Chicano art and provides a good representation of the art movement for general readers as well as students.

Solo ShowsSolo Shows

  • 2011 Open Studios at Maya's Art Studio, SF, CA
    View Event Postcard
  • 2010 Open Studios at Maya's Art Studio, SF, CA
    View Event Postcard
  • 2008-2009 November – January Encantada Galleria, SF, CA "Healing Through" »∴Work created with funding from a 2007 San Francisco Arts Commission Cultural Equity Grant
  • 2007 Encantada Galleria, SF, CA "Nana's Big Surprise!"
  • 2004 University of Santa Barbara Multicultural Center , CA "Seventh Annual Chicana/o Art Exhibition"
  • 2003 Encantada Galleria, SF, CA "Snake Skull Woman"
  • 1998 Encantada Galleria, San Francisco, CA "For the Momeant: Images of Women and Fruit"
  • 1998 17 Reasons, San Francisco, CA "Maya's Women"
  • 1997 Galleria Posada, Sacramento, CA "Into the Light"
  • 1995 Studio 24 (Galleria de la Raza), San Francisco, CA "La Llorona"
  • 1994 Studio 24 (Galleria de la Raza), San Francisco, CA "Dias de los Muertos"
  • 1993 Baba Yaga's Dream, Eugene, OR "Pulse"(installation/performance accompanied show)
  • 1992 New Zone Gallery, Eugene, OR "Come Into the Light"
  • 1989 Keystone Gallery, Eugene, OR "Home"
  • 1988 One Common Thread, Eugene, OR "Images of Women"

Book Covers using Maya's Artwork

Group ShowsGroup Shows

  • 2015 May 3 - June 28 ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "10th Anniversary Exhibition"
  • 2014 October 5 - Nov 2 ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Dia de los Muertos Show"
  • 2014 March 2 - Apr 3 ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Sagrado Corazon"
  • 2013 October 5 - Nov 3 Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA "Dia de los Muertos Show"
  • 2013 September 15 - Oct 13 ChimMaya Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Latino Heritage Show"
  • 2013 July 2 - Aug 27 Puerto Alegre, San Francisco, CA "Pasión de Frida"
  • 2011 September 17 - Jan 28 2012 Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ "Mixing It Up: Building an Identity"
  • 2011 August 1-31 ChimMaya Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Las Hembras"
  • 2011 June 2-July 5 La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA "Las Mujeres de Valor"
    About Maya's art in the Show
  • 2011 April 12-June 10 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA "Labor+a(r)t+orio: Latin@ Arts in the Bay Area Now"
    View Artist's Statement
  • 2010 January 13-April 3 Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA "21st Annual Children's Book Illustrators Exhibit"
  • 2009 April 25-July 3 Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ "Outsiders Within"
  • 2009 February 11-March 22 La Raza Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA "What is this thing called Love?"
  • 2009 January 17– March 21 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM "Chicana Badgirls/Las Hociconas"
    View the Exhibition Catalog
  • 2008 June 7–July 12 SF LGBT Center, San Francisco, CA "Fresh Meat in the Gallery V: Riots & Revelations"
    View Event Postcard (featuring artwork by Maya) or View more about the Show
  • 2006-2007 December 16–July 8 Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ "Connecting Cultures"
  • 2006 November 1–November 26 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco de Young, Golden Gate Park, SF, CA "Celebration of Day of the Dead"
  • 2005 March 21-May 16 Hispanic Research Center of Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    "Triumph of Our Communities: Contemporary Mexican American Artists"
  • 2005 March 18-April 30 MACLA (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana), San Jose, CA
    "Chicana/o Biennial"
  • 2004 Mesa Southwest Museum/Hispanic Research Center of Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ
    "Chicano Art for our Millennium"
    View more about the exhibition
  • 2004 Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL"Dias de los Muertos"
  • 2003 Encantada Galleria, San Francisco, CA "Dias de los Muertos"
  • 2002 Encantada Galleria, San Francisco, CA "Dias de los Muertos"
  • 2002-2004 De Cordova Museum/Gallery on the Go Program - tour
  • 2002-2005 Exhibits USA, Touring Show, "Just Like Me" - catalogue
  • 2001 Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA "Chicanos en Mictlan: Dia de los Muertos in California" Purchase the Catalog
  • 2001 Destination Foundation, San Francisco, CA "Tails of the City"
    »∴Fundraiser Auction, sponsored by Microsoft
  • 2000 Encantada Galleria, San Francisco, CA "Intimas"
  • 2000 Galleria Posada, Sacramento, CA "Mujeres de la Valle"
  • 2000 Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts and Education, Los Angeles, CA "Hecho En Califas" - Catalogue - 2 year tour
  • 2000 Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA "Tenth Annual Best of Children's Book Illustrations"
  • 1999 Reading the World Conference, USF, San Francisco, CA
    "From the Wonderful Wizard of Oz to Grandfather's Journey's"
  • 1999 Pacific Book Auction, San Francisco, CA "Children's Book Illustrations"
  • 1998 Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA "Dias de los Muertos"
  • 1998 Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA "Ninth Annual The Best of Children's Book Illustrations"
  • 1997 Encantada Galleria, San Francisco, CA "Dias de Los Muertos"
  • 1995 Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL "Dias de Los Muertos"
  • 1995 Arte Americas: Casa de la Cultura, Fresno, CA "La Luz del Valle"
  • 1995 Benefit Art Auction, Diamond and Jewelry Mart, San Francisco, CA "Artists to Artists in Kobe"
  • 1994 Cooper, White and Cooper, San Francisco, CA "Cultural Expressions"
  • 1994 Somar Gallery, San Francisco, CA "Public/Private"
  • 1993 William White Gallery, Eugene, OR "Group Show"
  • 1993 Maude Kernes Art Center, Eugene, OR "Art in the Vineyard Invitational"
  • 1993 Cinco de Mayo Downtown Invitational, Eugene, OR
  • 1993 New Zone Gallery, Eugene, OR "Zone for All"
  • 1992 New Zone Gallery, Eugene, OR "War and Peace"
  • 1992 Maude Kernes Art Center, Eugene, OR "Art in the Vineyard Invitational"
  • 1991 William White Gallery, Eugene, OR "Group Show"

View Maya's Full Resume on her main site.