EDUCATION

2005    BFA School of Visual arts, New York, NY – Photography Department, Graduated with honors.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

One Person Exhibitions
2015  • Walking Men Worldwide, Public Art Installation, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2014  • Walking Men Worldwide™ – The Banner Gallery, in conjunction with Walk 21 Sydney, Australia

2013  • Walking Men Worldwide™ – The Banner Gallery, Art & About Festival: Art in Unusual Places, Sydney, Australia

2011  • Men At Work (Public Art), World Trade Center – Tower 4, New York, NY (2011-2012)

              • Walking Men 99™ – Second Edition (Public Art) – 99 Church Street, New York, NY (2011-2013)

2010  • Men At Work (Public Art) – Bat Yam International Biennale of Landscape Urbanism, Israel (2010-2011)

              • Walking Men PERMM (Public Art) – Museum for Contemporary Art PERMM, Perm Russia (2010-2011)

              • Walking Men 99™ (Public Art) – 99 Church Street, New York, NY

2005  • Bed Landscapes / Maya Barkai – Atrium Gallery, Bergen County, NJ

2003  • Maya Barkai, Selected Work – School of Visual Arts Photography Department Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2015  • Platform: Creative Musing on Mass Transit, New York Transit Museum, New York

2012  • Anonymous, PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia

              • Art Any Way: Exploring the Wheel, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

2011  • The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

              • Saatchi Online – Art Paris, France

2008  • Secret Art III – Beit Mani, Bank Leumi Headquarters, Tel Aviv, Israel

              • SlideLuck PotShow XI – The Chelsea Art Museum, New York

2006  • PIP – Pingyao International Photography Festival – Pingyao, China

2005  • Mentor Show – School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York

              • 70 Years / 70 Covers from Bamachaneh Magazine – Givatayim Theatre, Givatayim, Israel

              • Behind The Lens, Guess? & W Magazine Showcase – Spike Gallery, Chelsea, New York

              • ARTIS 2005 – Reflections – Nexus Projects Gallery, New York

2004  • After The Light – The Andy Warhol Factory Space, New York

              • New York / New Work – Givatayim Theatre, Givatayim, Israel

 

SELECTED GRANTS / AWARDS

2013  • Americans for the Arts Public Art Network 2013 Year in Review (Top 50)

              • Cod+A Awards: Collaboration of Design + Art ­ Top 100 Projects

2008 • Sony World Photography Awards – Professional Shortlist

2008  • Queen Sofia Center International Photography Finalist

2005  • Behind The Lens, Guess? & W Magazine Fashion Photographer Finalist

              • School of Visual Arts Chairman Grant

2004  • National Press Photographers Foundation Grant

              • Special Photography Department Award, School of Visual Arts (2004-2005)

2003  • Silas Rhodes Grant, School of Visual Arts (2003-2004)

 

PUBLICATIONS / CATALOGUES

2015  • Ampelmann – From Traffic Signal to Cultural Icon, Ampelmann GmbH, Germany

2013  • Art & About Sydney – Private Lives Public Places, Festival Program, City of Sydney

              • Re:Construction 2007-2013 Portrait of Progress in Lower Manhattan Alliance for Downtown New York

              • Public Art in Taiwan Annual 2012, Taiwan Ministry of Culture

2012  • Anonymous Exhibition Catalog, PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia

2011  • PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art Public Art Program Catalog, Russia

              • A Book Of Beds – A Selection of Foam Magazine Talent photographs, Foam, Netherlands. PP. 88-89

2010  • Timing 2010 – The Bat Yam International Biennale for Landscape Urbanism Catalog, Israel P. 196

              • Alliance for Downtown New York, Alliance for Downtown New York Annual Report, USA

2008  • NERVE The First Ten Years – Chronicle Books, USA, P. 163

2005  • Re-Creative 50 projects for turning found items into contemporary design, Steve Dodds, Penguin, UK