Paul Maxwell

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Paul  Maxwell Print with Bird in Field
Print with Bird in Field, 1959
print
24 x 37.5 in
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Paul  Maxwell Still Life in Black on Orange Background
Still Life in Black on Orange Background, 1966
acrylic on canvas
24 x 24 in
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Paul  Maxwell Untitled (Blue Bottles)
Untitled (Blue Bottles), 1966
oil on canvas
25 x 30 in
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Paul  Maxwell Untitled (Cabins)
Untitled (Cabins), c.1952
watercolor
21 x 27 in
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Paul  Maxwell Untitled (Circle)
Untitled (Circle), 1970
acrylic on canvas on board
36 x 36 in
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Paul  Maxwell Untitled (Night Scene)
Untitled (Night Scene), 1962
oil on canvas
36 x 30 in
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Paul  Maxwell Untitled_ (Birds)
Untitled, (Birds), c.1970
acrylic on canvas on board
36 x 32 in
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Paul  Maxwell Twilight
Twilight, 1957
tempera on board
24 x 69 in
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Paul  Maxwell

Paul Maxwell

Paul Maxwell Description

PAUL MAXWELL (b. 1925)

Paul Maxwell was born in 1925 in Frost Prairie, Arkansas. After earning his bachelor’s degree in art from Principia College, he studied under Millard Sheets at Claremont Graduate School in California. While in Houston, Maxwell taught art and exhibited regularly and successfully in statewide competitions. He holds the patent for his own print-making medium, a process he calls “stencil-casting.”

Selected Biographical and Career Highlights

  • 1925 Born in Frost Prairie, Arkansas
  • 1950 BA, Art, Principia College, Elsha, Illinois
  • 1951 Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California
  • 1955–58 Art Instructor, University of Houston and the Museum School, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
  • Resides in San Diego, California

Selected Prizes, Awards

·       Houston Annual: Purchase Prize 1949, 1954; Cash Prize 1955 (March), 1956 (December), 1958

  • 1949 Purchase Prize, The Newborn, casein
  • 1954 Purchase Prize, Dual Aspect, watercolor
  • 1955 (Mar) Cash Prize, Early Snow, casein-collage
  • 1955 (Dec) Cash Award, Dark Uprising, casein
  • 1958 Materials Award, Edge of Winter, tempera

·       Texas General/Annual: Purchase Prize 1959

  • 1959 Purchase Prize, Timberline Pine, tempera

·       Texas Watercolor Society: Prize 1954

  • 1954 Prize

·       Other Exhibitions: First Prize 1948 Alton, Illinois; Prize 1956 Philbrook

  • 1948 First Prize, Alton, Illinois
  • 1956 Prize, Philbrook

Selected Exhibitions

·       1948 Spring Annual, Alton, Illinois (1st prize)

·       1948 23rd Annual Exhibition of Work by Houston Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

·       1948 10th Texas General Exhibition 1948–1949, circulated: Witte Museum, San Antonio; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

·       1949 11th Annual Texas Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture 1949–1950, circulated: Witte Museum, San Antonio; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

·       1949 24th Annual Exhibition of Work by Houston Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (purchase prize)

·       1950 Scripps College, Claremont, California

·       1950 25th Annual Exhibition of Work by Houston Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

·       1950 12th Annual Exhibition of Texas Painting and Sculpture, 1950–1951, circulated: Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Witte Museum, San Antonio; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

·       1951 Solo, Pioneer Museum, Stockton, California

·       1951 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

·       1952 Solo, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts

·       1953 28th Annual Exhibition of Work by Houston Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

·       1953 Solo, James Bute Gallery, Houston, Texas

·       1954 29th Annual Exhibition of Works by Houston Artist, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (purchase prize)

·       1954 Solo, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois

·       1954 Texas Watercolor Society 5th Annual Exhibition, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas (prize)

·       1955 Solo, Beaumont Art Museum, Beaumont, Texas

·       1955 (March) 30th Annual Exhibition of Works by Houston Artist, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (cash prize)

·       1955 (December) 31st Annual Exhibition of Houston Artists, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (cash prize)

·       1956 Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma (prize)

·       1956 Solo, Corpus Christi Museum, Corpus Christi, Texas

·       1957 Survey of Painting in Texas, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas, circulated by American Federation of Arts (catalogue)

·       1957 7th Annual Houston Post Easter Art Exhibit, Houston Art League Building, Houston, Texas

·       1957 Contemporary Religious Arts in Texas, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas

·       1957 Solo, 5207 Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

·       1958 Paintings by Paul Maxwell, Cushman Gallery, Houston, Texas

·       1958 Solo, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas

·       1958 The Premiere Paris Exhibition, Galerie du Colisee, Paris, France (catalogue)

·       1958 Solo, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

·       1958 33rd Annual Houston Artists Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

·       1959 Texas Watercolor Society 10th Annual Exhibition, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

·       1959 Solo, Galerie du Colisee, Paris, France

·       1959 34th Annual Houston Artists Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

·       1959 Made in Texas by Texans, Dallas Museum of Contemporary Art, Sheraton-Dallas Hotel, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)

·       1959 21st Annual Texas Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Witte Museum, San Antonio; Beaumont Art Museum, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (purchase prize)

·       1959 Solo, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

·       1960 Solo, Galerie Capitol, Lausanne, Switzerland

·       1961 Solo, Hightower, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

·       1963 Solo, The Alley Gallery, Houston, Texas

·       1962 Solo, Elms Gallery, Midland, Texas

·       1964 Solo, Findlay Galleries, New York, New York

·       1964 Solo, L. A. Arts Gallery, Shreveport, Louisiana

·       1965 Solo, Atelier Chapman Kelley, Dallas, Texas

·       1965 Solo, World’s Fair, New York, New York

·       1966 Texas Painting and Sculpture Exhibition 1966, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

·       2006 Houston Art in Houston Collections: Works from 1900 to 1965, Heritage Society Museum, Houston, Texas

·       2010 Three Artists Remembered: Bill Condon, Paul Maxwell, Herb Mears, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

·       2010 The Presence of Light: Sky and Light in the Texas Landscape, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

·       2011 Lone Star Modernism: A Celebration of Mid-Century Texas Art, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

·       2012 A Survey of Texas Modernists, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

·       2013 Rhythms of Modernism, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

·       2013 Summer Encore Exhibition, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

·       2014 Houston Founders at City Hall Art Exhibition, City Hall, Houston, Texas

·       2015 Bayou City Chic: Progressive Streams of Modern Art in Houston, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas (catalogue)

Selected Public Collections

  • Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
  • First National Bank, Dallas, Texas
  • McNey Museum, San Antonio, Texas
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
  • Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Smith College Museum, Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
  • Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas

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