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EDUCATION

M. F. A. - Interdisciplinary Arts, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT  (2010) 

B.S., Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (2007)

Certificate – Weaving/Textiles, Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA (2001) 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2016 Mendocino County Champion for the Arts (Education) Award, Arts Council of Mendocino, Mendocino County, CA

Quilt Surface Design (QSDS) Symposium Scholarship, Columbus, OH 2015

Materials Grant, Visual AIDS, NY, NY, 2015

Socially Engaged Practices Grant, Surface Design Association, 2014

Excellent with Distinction Merit Award, State of Israel, 2013

Tusher Architectural Group Award-Sublime, Sensible, Serendipitous, Academy Art Center-Linekona, Honolulu, HI 2011  

Scholarship, Skidmore College 2006

Premio Mejor Demonstracíon, Plaza las Americas, San Juan, PR 2005

Best New Weaver, Sonoma County Fair 2001  

Mendocino College Foundation Scholarship of Promise 2001  

Mendocino College Full-time Faculty Scholarship 2001

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS

Main Public Library of Schenectady, a collaboration with the children and faculty of Yates Arts School, Schenectady, NY 2012

Swatches of Gratitude, Historic Proctors Theater, a collaboration with the children and faculty of Yates Arts School, Schenectady, NY 2011

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Iconography, North Coast Artists’ Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA 2016

Assemblage, Nichols Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA 2015

33/2 Sderot Yerushalayim, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2013

Schenectady Civic Players' Theater, Schenectady, NY 2012

Easton Mountain Retreat Center Gallery, Greenwich, NY 2011

Northville Library Gallery, Northville, NY 2011

Liminalities, Proctors Theater, Schenectady, NY 2011  

Genesis, Mohawk Harvest, Gloversville, NY 2010

Interlacements, Haybarn Gallery, Plainfield, VT 2010

Confluence, Case Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 2007  

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Collage and Assemblage Invitational, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA 2016

Teachers’ Exhibit, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA2014/2015/2016

Woven Stories: Contemporary Tapestries, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY 2012

Sublime, Sensible, Serendipitous, Hawai'i Handweavers' Hui, Academy Art Center-Linekona, Honolulu, HI 2011

Good, Good, Good, Good Fibrations, T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT 2010

Woven Transformations, Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA 2009

Focus on Surface Design: Teachers’ Exhibit, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA 2008

Art Fair Now - UGallery, NY, NY 2008

Teachers’ Exhibit, Peter’s Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ 2008

Hotel 30/30, UGallery, NY, NY 2008

Showcasing Grand Inspirations: Leaders’ Exhibit, Convergence, Grand Rapids, MI 2006

The Men’s Show, Pumpkin Seeds Gallery, San Rafael, CA 2004

Invitational Holiday Gift Show, Artisans, San Rafael, CA 2004

The Best of the West: Leaders’ Exhibit, Denver, CO 2004

Fiber Display, nominated, Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee University, Johnson City, TN 2003  

Invitational Holiday Gift Show, Artisans, San Rafael, CA 2002

National Juried Show, Artisans, San Rafael, CA 2002

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Faculty, Mendocino College, Mendocino, CA2015/2016

Fiber Arts Coordinator, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA2015/2016

Board Member, Pacific Textile Arts, Fort Bragg, CA2015/2016

Art Workshop Faculty, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA 2015

Artist-in-Residence, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA2014/2015

Surface Design – Open Studios, Facilitator, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA 2014

Teaching Artist: Yates Arts-in-Education Magnet School, Schenectady, NY 2011/2012

Teaching Artist: Aesthetic Education, Capital Region Center Arts in Ed., Albany, NY 2008

Teaching Artist, Pro Bono, Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA 2008  

Arts Workshop Faculty, NY State Museum, Albany, NY 2008

Arts Workshop Faculty, Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ 2008

Arts Workshop Faculty, Convergence, Grand Rapids, MI 2006

Artist-in-Residence, David and Julia White Artists’ Colony, Costa Rica 2005

Artist-in-Residence, Polytechnic University, San Juan, PR 2005     

Arts Workshop Faculty, Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, CA 2004

Arts Workshop Faculty, Convergence, Denver, CO 2004

Guest Artist: Arts and Crafts Marketing Class, Mendocino College, Mendocino, CA 2003/2004

Show Coordinator, Innovations in Fiber Art, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA 2003 

PUBLICATIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Mayakis, Pavlos.  “Textile Fine Art Fusion: “Weaving and Surface Design as a Point of  Departure for Mixed Media Assemblages and Paintings”.  Conference of Northern California Handweavers, Fall 2016

Bjornland, Karen. "Weaver Inspired by Mediterranean Colors to Exhibit at Theater". The Sunday  Gazette March 2012: E4

Minor, Rodney. "Micropolis at the Market: Gallery Displays Art in Gloversville". The Leader Herald 26 June 2011: C1

Mayakis, Pavlos. “Pavlos Mayakis Balances Crafts with Community”, The Crafts Report, July 2011:37

Minor, Rodney. "Weaving Art: Gloversville Artist Overseeing Project that’s Going to Proctors". The Leader Herald 11 March 2011: C1,C5

Brackmann, Holly. Surface Design Handbook, 2007.

Dalton, Joseph. "New Galleries Keep Painting our Towns."  Times Union 12 March 2006:B4

New York Threads, “Pavlos Mayakis-Fiber Artist, Weaver & Dyer.” Fall 2006:1

Rivera-Lassen, Carmen. "El Arte del Shibori."  El Nuevo Día  6 February 2006: magacín 6

Rivera-Lassen, Carmen. "Anticipo Artesanal en Plaza." El Nuevo Día 14 January  2005:1  

"Student Success: Emerging Artist.” Mendocino College Foundation News Spring  2003:2

New Art International, BAP, 2002/2003 edition, pg. 26.

Mayakis, Pavlos. "Shaving Cream Dyeing." Surface Design Newsletter Process Shoptalk Winter 2002:8

Zephyr Mendocino College Online Journal of the Arts May 2002  

"Work by Mayakis featured during August-Hudson Valley Arts Center.” Hudson Valley Register-Star 2 August 2002:A9