Nava Waxman is an Israeli-born Canadian artist who lives and works in Toronto. Drawing upon diverse means of expression, including painting, drawing, photography, performance, video, objects, and installation. The main themes in her work are movement, temporality, and gestures. Her work examines how notions of liminality, diaspora, and in-betweenness are experienced in the perspective and context of culture, identity, and the creative process.
Her current research has been granted a York University’s Graduate Scholarship and the Joseph Armand Bombardier Scholarship Award from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada. In 2016, Nava was awarded the Canada Art Council Travel Grant for her collaborative project “Elements Of Chance”. In 2018, she was awarded the Ontario Art Council Exhibition Assistance Grant for her solo project “Choreographed Marks” at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham.