PHOTOGRAPHER | WRITER | SINGER | YOGA INSTRUCTOR | HEALTH & WELLNESS ADVOCATE
Mayoush, مَيوش scribed on the front page of her website in Arabic letters, is a childhood nick name given to me Maya by her family and friends. She uses this name as an alternative to Maya and universally as her artist name. Born July 10th 1995, Maya is a Lebanese-American Artist and a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Photography & Imaging. Born and raised in Hyde Park, Chicago, she has returned to her home city post-graduation to pursue creative goals. Maya is passionate about social activism, mental health and wellness, writing, singing and photography. Maya is a Yoga Alliance certified, insured yoga instructor trained by CorePower LLC, as well as a DoTERRA wellness advocate. Maya is currently on the digital imaging team at Chicago Tribune Publishing. Some of her inspirations include Suheir Hammad, Khalil Gibran, Frida Khalo, Malcolm X, Fairuz and many more.