Associate Professor Maya Chachava


Associate Professor Maya Chachava
Painting & Drawing


Maya Chachava was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. She did undergraduate work at Tbilisi Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages where she completed her BFA in English Language and Literature. She received her MFA in Painting from the University of Washington in 2000.

In addition to solo exhibitions at Linda Hodges Gallery In Seattle, Square Inch Gallery In New York, Utah Museum Of Fine Arts in SLC and Chardin Gallery in Tbilisi, her work has been featured in over 40 group shows including those at Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, Brad Cooper Gallery in Tampa, Liz Afif Gallery In Philadelphia, Steward Gallery in Boise and Springville Museum of Art in SLC.

Professor Chachava is a recipient of numerous awards including GAP Grant Award from Artist Trust, Dee Research Grant from U of Utah, Dean’s Travel Research Grant and a Summer Research Grant from CWU.