Maya was born and raised in Israel. She has traveled to the United States, Canada and Europe, and moved to Whitehorse in August 2014. She is currently a board director at the Yukon Art Society, teaching art workshops across the Yukon Territory, coordinating and teaching community engagements projects and exhibiting in various art galleries across Canada. Maya is also a student at the YNTEP program and is passionate about combining art and education in an experiential way. Maya’s art is inspired by nature and its rejuvenating qualities. She uses colour to reflect the connections between art, education, our communities and nature.