Maia Scott

Interdisciplinary artist Maia Scott’s blend of creative, quirky and compassionate sensibilities infuse her work teaching accessible visual and performing arts at City College of San Francisco and coordinating arts programming and outings at the Lighthouse for the Blind. Maia also currently a teaching artist with the Palo Alto Art Center where she is partnering with the museum to bring arts programming to local housing and programs serving seniors and people with disabilities. She started her connection with PAAC as a resident artist for the show “The Art of Disability Culture” where she displayed her labyrinth inspired art and performed for community celebrations. Maia is also a certified labyrinth facilitator who offers movement meditation sessions, creates temporary labyrinths and incorporates the practice into arts workshops. Maia has been the keynote speaker and presented various sessions for the Labyrinth Society Gathering international conference. She proposed, authored and collaborated with the American Printing House for the Blind to create “Finger Walks” a collection of tactile labyrinths and guidebook. Maia holds an AA in dance, a BA and certificate in therapeutic recreation, an MFA in creative inquiry, interdisciplinary arts from California Institute of Integral Studies plus certifications in massage and sound healing.