• Profile:

    Maya Ciarrocchi is a Bronx-based interdisciplinary artist whose work addresses identity and the body as a site of history. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and in New York at: Abrons Arts Center, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Chocolate Factory, Kinescope Gallery, and Smack Mellon. Ciarrocchi has been an artist in residence at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Millay Colony, and the UCross Foundation, and has received grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Franklin Furnace Fund, the Jerome Foundation and the MAP Fund. She is a 2017 Bronx Museum AIM alum and currently a fellow in the Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14thStreet Y and in the Moving Towards Justice program at Gibney Dance. In addition to her art practice, Ciarrocchi has created projection design for dance and theater including the TONY-award winning Broadway musical The Band’s Visit. 



    Degrees Held:

    Master of Fine Art in Comupter Art - The School of Visual Arts

    Bachelor of Fine Art in Dance - Purchase College


    Performances And Appearances:

    2018  Site: Yizkor, Performance, Reimagine Festival, The Theater at the 14th St Y, New York, NY

    2018 Solo Exhibition, Site - Maya Ciarrocchi, Kinescope Gallery, New York, NY 

    2017 A Remedy for a Constitutional Crisis, A Performed Reading of the US Constitution, durational performance, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

    2017 Group Exhibition, AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx NY

    2016 Gender/Power Composition IV, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

    2015  Gender/Power Composition III, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

    2015  Gender/Power Composition II, The Agnes Varis Performance Lab at Gibney Dance, NY, NY

    2015  SELECT 2015: Washington Project for the Art's 34th Annual Exhibition, Artisphere, Arlington, VA 

    2013  (e)merge Art Fair, Artist Platform, Washington DC

    2013  Frei, Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, NY

    2013  Overburden, Quiet Disruptions, Videos by Amanda Belantara, Maya Ciarrocchi, Angela Ferraiolo, and Charmaine Ortiz. Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

    2013  Archipelago, Works by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space Artists-in-Residence on Governors   Island. Westbeth Gallery, NY, NY

    Research Interests:

    Video Art/Installation, Performance, Social Practice, Identity Politics, Environmental Studies


    Awards And Honors:

    2018  Moving Toward Justice Fellowship, Gibney Dance 2018  LABA Fellowship, Laboratory for Jewish Culture 2018  TONY Award, The Band's Visit 2017  Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant  2016  The MAP Fund  2015  Franklin Furnace Fund 2015  Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Process Space  2015  Baryshnikov Arts Center Residency Program (BAC Space) 2014  Smack Mellon Hot Pick 2013  4 Heads Artist in Residence on Governors Island 2013  Puffin Foundation, project grant 2012  Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space  2012  Jerome Foundation, New York Film and Video Grant  

    Current Courses:

    Arts Digital Toolkit

    Arts Digital Toolkit (Spring 2019)

    Projected Environments

    Projected Environments (Spring 2019)