Maya Baran cv

Personal details:

Maya Baran

Born in 1989

A photographer and filmmaker Living and working in Brooklyn, NYC




Languages: English and Hebrew as mother tongues (bilingual

Professional experience:

2005 until present- Photographer for both commissioned and personal projects (specializes in studio and portrait photography)

2008 until present- director for various projects (specializes in short films and music videos)

2008 until present-  Art director for all of commissioned and personal projects

Selected Exhibitions and events:

2018 “Fresh Paint Art fair 10”, israel

2017 selected to participate at an open portfolio review via “The international photography festival”, among a shortlist of 10 excelling photographers, in front of an international review board,Tel Aviv, Israel

2017 “Angel Gabriel” Purchased and exhibited as a part of a wall composition curated by Sharon Toval, Reuven Ella private collection, Herzelia, Israel

2017 “Nephilim” Magazine launch and group exhibition, Curated by Kloneyourself,Mars Gallery,Tel Aviv, Israel

2017 "Bachalonot" (Windows) festival, Video Art installation, site specific, Jerusalem, Israel

2016 “Swallowed Rooms”  solo show, “Gabirol Gallery”,Tel Aviv, Israel

2016 “Fresh Paint Art Fair 8”,Tel Aviv, Israel

2015 Commissioned Portraits for “Eretz Israel Museum”, Tel Aviv, Israel

2014A-MAZONA”, thesis show, “Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design”, Jerusalem, Israel

2012Video+Fashion” (group exhibition),Juliana Curran design center, Brooklyn, NY

2012Artists do to American Apparel what Baroque did to Renaissance” (group exhibition in a pop up gallery),  Jerusalem, Israel with the work “Red Velvet

2011Pandora’s Jar”, site specific video installation, Jerusalem, Israel


2010-2014 BFA- Photography department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2012-2013 Student exchange program, Pratt Institute, NYC, NY (Received a certificate of excellence and listed in the president's shortlist)

Participation in master classes for selected students:

2012- with artist Rineke Dijkstra, at Pratt

2014- With artist Chantal Akerman at Bezalel

Professional Lecturing experience (more than 10 years):

2016 “Roche Reaching out”- Commissioned by “Roche pharmaceuticals” and Pulitzer prize winner photographer Oded Balilty to Build and conduct a series of photography classes for cancer patients at 6 different large hospitals in Israel.

2015- until 2017 Photography and art  lecturer at Galitz photography school, Israel

2014 until 2017 Photography & photoshop lecturer Prog college, Benei Brak, Israel

2010-2014 Photography and studio arts lecturer at Studio 6B, Tel Aviv, Israel

Links and press:,7340,L-4186038,00.html


Professional photographer and Videographer,DOP,  Professional photography and fine arts lecturer, Director, Art director, Photoshop instructor,editor


English and Hebrew as mother tongues, both reading and writing (bilingual)


Passionate, Devoted, Patient, Professional, Perfectionist, Creative, Attentive, Sensitive, Thorough, Artistic