Maya Krinsky

Artist based in Providence, RI
Critic at the Rhode Island School of Design in Grad Studies and Photography

Exhibitions
2017 Maya Krinsky and Dylan Nelson, Yeah Maybe, Minneapolis, MN
2016 Curator, When we think of tourists, Open Aperture Gallery, Newport, RI
2016 Whitney ISP exhibition, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2016 Tools and Relics, The Open Aperture Gallery, Newport, RI
2015 Strange Teaching group exhibition, The Sump, Ridgewood, NY
2015 Curator, Language vs. Language, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI. Public programs included Critical Practices La Table Ronde and a performance project by artist Rainer Ganahl.
2015 Solo exhibition, Maintenance, New Bedford Art Museum, Regions Gallery, New Bedford, MA
2015 Performance, 101, RISD Museum of Art, Faculty Biennial, Providence, RI
2014 Screening, English Lessons, 6th Cairo Video Festival, Gezira Art Center, Cairo, Egypt
2014 Document. Document. Document, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2014 Seven Stories Tall,RISD MFA Photography, ClampArt, New York, NY
2014 English Lessons , Anthology 4, Granoff Center for the Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI
2013 All the Dire Motives, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2012 RISD MFA Photography, Red Eye Gallery, Providence, RI
2009 Trace, Academy of Music Theater, Northampton, MA

Awards
2016 Whitney Independent Study Program (Studio)
2016 Intensive Fellow, Sundance Institute Documentary and Story Editing Lab
2015 American Sigh, commissioned artist, Scrapped Magazine
2013 Puerto Rico, USA, project grant, RISD GS Project Grant Juried by Alyson Baker and João Ribas

Talks/Invited Artist
2016 Guest Lecturer, Drawing as Installation, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2016 On Multilingual Practice, workshop facilitator, Teachers Lounge,
RISD Museum of Art
2016 Art and Language(s), Artist lecture, Museum Education Department
RISD Museum of Art
2015 On Language Learning, Prompter for La Table Ronde, Critical Practices Inc.
2014 What is a Document? Panel Presentation, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2014 Guest Lecturer, Photography course, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Academic Appointments
2014-present Rhode Island School of Design
Critic, Graduate Studies
Courses: Studio Languages seminar/studio (course designed by the artist)
Lecturer, Photography Department
Courses: Issues and Images I
Instructor of Record, Photography Department
Courses:Photo 2 for non-majors/Black and white
2014-15 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Lecturer, Design Department
Courses: Photo 2/ Digital Photography, Photo 6/ Senior thesis course
2008-10 Hampshire College
Instructor of Record, World Language Department
Courses: Elementary Spanish 1 and 2, Jan Term Immersion Program
2006-2012 International Language Institute of Massachusetts
Language Instructor/Staff: Intensive English Program, Free English Program for Immigrants and Refugees, Part-Time Spanish Language Program, Off-site Spanish classes in Holyoke Public School district and BayState Hospital, Trainer in Openbook English program.

Education
2014 MFA Photography, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2007 SIT TESOL Certificate, International Language Institute of Massachusetts Northampton, MA
2004 BA Photography, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY