Maya Rose Edwards


Maya Rose Edwards (they/them) is a participatory public sculptor.  

In 2023, completing the Mount Stuart Artists Residency; their project TWOFOLD, explored the connection between queer/rural identities on the Isle of Bute, resulting in a series of permanent works. They are the recipient of the RSA New Contemporaries Selection 2023 for which they received the Chalmers Award, Creative Scotland Youth Arts Bursary 2022, Steven Palmer Travel Bursary 2023, and were a member of the 2023/24 cohort of The School of the Damned. They are currently undertaking a 6-month public art commission on Stranraer’s abandoned waterfront whilst undertaking research into pre-history across Scotland, undertaking a geology-focussed residency at Marchmont House in 2024.

Their practice spans participatory public sculpture, intervention, text, and a range of visual output with a specific focus on accessible arts and everyday culture. 

Maya has shown work at over 20 locations across the UK.