"Every colour, every stroke, every pixel and piece of wood will give you a different story. I like stories. I use a combination of these things and a dash of intuition to pull these stories out of a canvas."
Maya Adams is a Ugandan-American artist interested in the intersections between gender, race and ecology. She works in a variety of media including painting, installation, photography, digital art and sculpture. Maya holds a bachelors degree in visual arts practice with a concentration in environmental studies and public policy from New York University Abu Dhabi. Maya’s current work takes its form as a combination of painting and sculpture that focuses on the concept of Solastalgia. Her art work has been exhibited at the Project space at NYUAD under the title Solastalgia.