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Maya Erdelyi

Adjunct Faculty

Maya Erdelyi sitting at a table

Maya Erdelyi is a Boston and NYC/LA based award-winning animation artist. She creates intricate hand-made animations and collages inspired by imaginary worlds, memories and the unconscious. Maya’s work utilizes a hybrid approach to cut-paper stop-motion, puppetry, drawn and computer animation, and installation.

Her work has been shown in national and international film festivals, galleries, museums and DIY venues. She is a recipient of a 2019 Yaddo Residency, a 2018 WGBH Launchpad Residency, a 2017 Brother Thomas Fellowship Award and the 2017 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship in Film. Her most recent project was as curator of the group animation show The Skin Has Eyes: Animated Visions at the Mills Gallery in Boston.

Maya is a 2012 MFA graduate in Experimental Animation from CalArts, and is working on her first documentary animation entitled, “Anyuka,” which will include a large-scale public art project entitled, “Walk Cycle.” She is the co-founder of Goose & Hummingbird, a mom and pop animation studio that she runs with her animator husband in Boston.

Maya is currently a faculty member with us in the Animation and Motion Media department and also the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

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Left: Headshot of Enzo Silon Surin. Right: Photos of Maya Erdelyi in her studio.
Nov 8, 2017
Faculty Maya Erdelyi and alumnus Enzo Silon Surin receive $15,000 grants

Recent Clients

  • The Boston Center for the Arts
  • Topic
  • Isenberg Projects
  • Harvard Business Publishing
  • Huffington Post
  • VICE
  • Intel
  • Children’s Documentary Network
  • TV On The Radio
  • Michel Gondry
  • Aaron Rose
  • Levi’s
  • Toyota

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