As an artist, I believe that art is a powerful mode of communication that goes beyond words. My passion for architecture and music, coupled with my travels, has instilled in me a deep interest in understanding how human beings experience and interact with their environment. For me, every painting is a new adventure in discovering unique ideas, concepts, and techniques; each artwork tells a different story and presents both intellectual and practical challenges. Through my art, I strive to explore the depths of the human experience and bring new perspectives to light.
Maya Leites is a Bainbridge Island, Washington-based artist with a background in architecture. Alongside her career as an artist, Maya is also a classical musician, educator, and parent. She has founded several community-based art initiatives, including ArTchitecture - kids studio, a creative space designed to help children explore the realms of art and architecture, and Discover Arts in the Park, a non-profit organization based in Seattle. Maya's artwork is focused on capturing the essence of form, space, time, and sound through her paintings. Her preferred mediums include acrylics, oil paints, charcoal, pastels, and ink.
"Great art is the outward expression of the inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world" - Edward Hopper