Nava Waxman



2020   MFA York University, Toronto, Canada 

2004   Toronto School of Art, Drawing & Painting

2001   BA, Open University,  Tel-Aviv,  Social Sciences & Communication 



2020   Master Thesis Nomination, Graduate program, York University Visual Arts & Art History

2019   The Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's SSHRC

​2019   CIBC Graduate Research Grant  - nomination 

2018   Ontario Art Council - Exhibition Assistance Grant

2017   Ontario Art Council - Exhibition Assistance Grant

2016   Canada Council for the Arts - Travel Grant Recipient


Solo exhibition

2020   Variations on Broken Lines, Gales Gallery, York University

​2019   Choreographed Marks, The Varley Art Gallery of Markham

2018   Polyphonies, Sheldon Rose Gallery, Toronto

2016   Untitled wall, WallSpace Gallery, Ottawa

2015   Traces - JulieM Gallery, Toronto

2014   Rituals - WallSpace Gallery, Ottawa Canada

2013   Personifications - JulieM Gallery, Toronto, Canada Catalogue


Selected Group shows, projects

2021   Terrapolis: Interventions, Toronto CA

2019    Wave, The Varley Art Gallery, Toronto

2018   Knowing River - Body Notes: Ronley Teper, Lo Bil, Nava Waxman, Sheldon Rose Gallery, Toronto

2019   Open Work, Nava Waxman, Cinzia Cavalieri, Mahsa Alikhani, Sebastian Oreamuno & Lo Bil

2017   Strings - Interventions, Alfred Institute, Tel-Aviv Uri 

2016   Transitions, Nava Waxman & Adaya Godlevsky, Petach-Tikva Museum of art, Israel

2016   Elements Of Chance: Interventions, CrowsNest Gallery 2016, London, curated by Ram Samocha

2016   Space Within, CONTACT Photography Festival, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto

2015   Mobius: Draw To Perform symposium, OCADU, Toronto, CA

2012   Contemporary Women Artists XVI – Women’s Caucus for Art, St. Louis, USA

2012   Berliner Liste, Berlin, Germany

2011   Connections Within Context, Anong Beam & Nava Waxman: Earl Court Gallery, Hamilton.

2011   Consequential Fusion: Message In Wax - Art Centre Morro Bay, CA

2011   Diary Pieces,The Art House, Wakefield, England

2010   Light On - Hovinkartano Art Centre for the Arts, Hauho, Finland

2009   Insomnia, Red Head Gallery 

2007   The Legacy of the Circle -McKay Art Centre, Markham Canada



2019   York University, Toronto (Photography), TA

2019   York University, Toronto (History Of Design) TA


Artistic Residency 

2020   Saagajiwe - The Creative Native Project - The centre for Indigenous Research Creation, in the

           Faculty of Communication and Design,  Ryerson University

2021   De Spirit - Lilach Pnina Livne Dance Institute

2020   IL Laboratory & Luminato,  Toronto, 


Research Presentation

2021   Motherboard: CADN 2021 Graduate Conference, Rites of Passage in the Abyss of Contemporary    


2020   The 14th Annual Concordia University Art History Graduate Students Association (AHGSA) 

           Graduate Symposium, PRACTICE / PRATIQUE  From Dematerialization to Re-materialization.   

2020   The Graduate Visual Culture Association 19th annual graduate conference, Queen’s 

           University,Hindsight 20/20: XIX Context & Meaning.



2020   Waymark: MFA Visual Art Digital Publication, York University, 

2018   Gateways to Drawing by Stephen Gardner.  Nava Waxman:Elements Of Chance, Thames & 


2016   Untitled Wall, Nava Waxman & Nikos Kunt, , 2016

​2015   Traces: Poems to Paintings By James Wagner & Nava Waxman, Ceratonia Siliqua Press, 2015