Born 1979, Chicago, IL    
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY   
        
Represented by Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

Education
2015         
Skowhegan School of Art, Skowhegan, ME 


2008        
MFA, 
Sculpture, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 

2001        
BA, 
Studio Art, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA 

Solo Exhibitions
2017        
Dear, dear, dear, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY


2015        
Guavas and Ferns, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

Lost Looking, Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, curated by Jordan Buschur, New York, NY 

2009        
Lola’s House, Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions
2017         
Immigrant Artist Benefit, New York Foundaiton for the Arts, curated by Kate Bellin, New York, NY

Voyager, St. Joseph’s College Gallery, curated by Meridith McNeal, Brooklyn, NY
Melted City 4, Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2016         
Art Dubai, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY
Distansya, Filipino American Museum at Ace Hotel, curated by Edwin Ramoran, New York, NY

A Verdant Summer, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY 
BAHAY : home, Rogue Space, organized by Advancement for Rural Kids, New York, NY
Well Travelled, Corridor Gallery, curated by Meridith McNeal, Brooklyn, NY
On Knowing Unknowing: A Material Narrative, Ortega y Gasset Projects, curated by Zahar Vaks, Brooklyn, NY

2015         
+1 + 1, MADE and LABspace, TSA/Satellite Art Fair, Miami, FL
Queer/Art/Mentorship Annual Exhibition, Leslie + Lohman Prince Street Project, New York, NY
No Rush, No Dawdle, Lower East Side Printshop, curated by Dahlia Elsayed, New York, NY
Published by the Artist, International Print Center New York, organized by Erik Hougen, New York, NY
Take II: Our 2nd Anniversary Show, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
ArtFCity’s 10th Anniversary Benefit, Lightbox, New York, NY
Inside/Outside: Works from the Skowhegan Archives, Common Street Arts, curated by Michelle Grabner, Waterville, ME

2014         
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artists Grant Recipients, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY 
Studio Sessions, Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Secret City, Dixon Place, New York, NY

2013         
Pluto, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
Potluck Situation, chashama, Brooklyn, NY
The People’s Laundromat Theater by Shani Peters, The Laundromat Project Create Change Residency Project, Harlem, NY
40
th Anniversary Lesbian Herstory Archives Benefit, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY

2012        
This House is Not a Home, South Side Hub of Production Chicago, IL

Soldier’s Tale, Composer’s Alliance at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY
Miniature Quartet, Composer’s Alliance at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY

2011        
View Finder, curated by Eun Young Choi, ArtGate Gallery, New York, NY

Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial, curated by José Ruiz and Wayne Northcross, The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
Penetrating the Space, HERE Art Center, New York, NY
The Aljira Fine Art Auction, Aljira, Newark, NJ
Fenced and Stitched, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn, NY
Shakeout IV: Life Preservers curated by Jessica Shaefer, Marina 59, Far Rockaway, NY
Mining Between, Arts @ Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY
Studio LLC, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY
            
2010         
About Me:, curated by Nora Lawrence, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

Penetrating the Space, Dixon Place, New York, NY
Curate NYC, Rush Arts Gallery, Essex Street Market, New York, NY
Crown Heights Film Festival, Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
The Sea Giveth, The Sea Taketh Away, curated by Jessica Shaefer, Marina 59, Far Rockaway, NY

2009          
Joan Mitchell Foundation 2008 MFA Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

Linking Language and Lexicons, Literally and Laterally, Bushwick Beta Spaces, Brooklyn, NY

2008           
MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Center for Art and Media Studies, New York, NY 


Awards / Residencies
2017        
Travel and Study Program Grant, Jerome Foundation, St. Paul, MN
Process Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY


2016        
Winter Workspace, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY 


2015        
Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

Artist-in-Residence, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA

2014        
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant, New York, NY

Keyholder Residency, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York, NY
Queer/Art/Mentorship, Visual Arts Fellow, New York, NY
Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY  

2013        
Studio Program at Brooklyn Army Terminal, chashama, Brooklyn, NY


2012        
Outstanding Innovative Design, Nominee, New York Innovative Theater Awards, New York, NY


2011        
New York Art Residency & Studios Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Studio LLC, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica, NY

2010        
Artist in the Marketplace (AIM 30), The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY


2009        
Astraea Visual Arts Fund Award, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, New York, NY

2008         
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY                         

Joseph Skinner Fellowship in Art, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

2007        
Charles G. Shaw Memorial Award for Excellence in Painting, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Graduate Investment Program Research Grant, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Bibliography
2016        
Teotico, Jack, Stories from Home, Art+ Magazine, March

Shen, Dani, Permeable Narratives and Landscapes of Home, Wave Hill Blog, March

2015         
Piepenbring, Dan, Lost Looking, Paris Review, January
Silverman, Tanya, Paint a Photo’s Story, BreakThru Radio, January
Iversen, Kristin, Inside the Artist’s Studio, Brooklyn Magazine, Spring
D’Agostino, Paul, 5 Brooklyn Artists You Need to Know, L Magazine, Spring
Shih, JoYin, Don’t Forget Us: An Interview with Maia Cruz Palileo, Apogee Journal, March

2011        
Webster, Andy, Support From a Love Sprite and Some Fractured Friends, New York Times, October

Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Edited by Heng-Gil Han and Lori Otiz, 2011 Studio LLC, December
Valdez, Aldrin, March Artist of the Month: Maia Cruz Palileo, BRIC Contemporary Art, March

2009        
Armetta, Amoreen, 2008 Joan Mitchell Foundation Recipients Exhibition Catalogue, June

Sering, Tara FT, Looking Homeward, Contemporary Art Philippines Magazine, Feb-March 
 
Guest Artist / Artist Panel
2016        
Lower East Side Print Shop, Keyholder Residency, Panelist


2015        
Filipino American Museum, An Intersection of Visual Art and Literature | Luna and Rizal, Artist Talk

LaGuardia Community College, Artist Lecture
Mount Holyoke College, Visiting Artist Lecture, and Crafting a Life in the Arts, Panelist

2011        
ArtGate Gallery, View Finder, Artist Talk

Wave Hill, Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial, Artist Talk

2010        
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, 2010-2011 Visual Arts Fund Award, Panelist

Bronx River Art Center, About Me:, Artist Talk
Mount Holyoke College, Visiting Artist Lecture
Asian American Arts Centre, ArtSlam