Maia Faith Hadaway

Based in Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL

2001    Born, Evanston, IL


2024    University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Arts and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Major: Art

2020    Evanston Township High School

Highest Distinction Graduate


2024    The Love We Give, Perri + Ren Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2023     Art Against Racism Los Angeles, Black in Mayberry, Los Angeles, CA

2023     Undergraduate Scholarship Award Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2023     UCLA Juried Student Fine Art Show, The Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts at UCLA Hillel, Los Angeles, CA

2022     Undergraduate Scholarship Award Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Nominated and Selected to Display Work


2022-24    UCLA's Department of Art Undergraduate Equity Award, Los Angeles, CA

2022-24    Hoyt Award for Excellent Work and Talent, Los Angeles, CA

2023     Phylliss and Lou Mann First Place Prize for Excellence in the Arts, UCLA Juried Student Fine Art Show, Los Angeles, CA

2022-23 Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Award for Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Los Angeles, CA

2022    Selected Artist - Feature Art at UCLA Scholarship Donor Event, Los Angeles, CA

2022     Reparations Youth Art Contest Winner, The Reparations Committee and Evanston Arts Council, Evanston, IL

2021    Selected Artist - Paint Mural in Black Bruin Resource Center at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

2020    Louise Goffe Memorial Award for Excellence in Visual Arts, Evanston, IL


'A Seat at the Table' Mural Welcomes people to the Black Bruin Resource Center (2022), Madeline Adamo

Temperance Beer Co. Black History Can Design in Support of Reparations (2021), Emma Rosenbaum 

Temperance Beer Co. Releases a New Beer supporting Evanston's Reparations Fund (2021), Dear Evanston

ETHS Senior Showcase highlights powerful, creative art (2020)