Maya Hodge was born in Melbourne and grew up in Mildura, Victoria. She is a second-year student at Monash University studying a Bachelor of Art History and Curating. Maya is passionate about expressing her identity through the creative field, and is interested in being involved in establishing a greater number of First Nations people in arts publications and in art writing and criticism.
In 2017 Maya was the recipient of the MRS Indigenous Leadership Pathway Scholarship and the Mildura Indigenous Writers Award. In the future, she would love to use her degree to collaborate alongside young Koorie people to support and inspire creativity.