Rick Maxwell is a contemporary American artist based in Dallas Texas.
Moving between sculpture and drawing, Rick's work embodies a thematic exploration of contemporary society, culture and time translated through form and subject matter.
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About RICK MAXWELL
Rick Maxwell is an internationally recognized artist based in Dallas, Texas.
Born Richard Allen Maxwell on October 5th, 1947 in Chicago Illinois. He
moved to Temple Texas in the summer of 1968 and graduated from the
University of Dallas, in Irving Texas, with a Bachelor in Arts in 1971 and
Southern Methodist University, in Dallas Texas, with a Masters in Fine Arts
in 1975. He taught for the Dallas County Community Colleges from 1975
through 2008 on four of their seven campuses. He earned a Minnie Piper
Stevens Award for excellence in teaching in 1981 and a Faculty of the Year
Award in 1999. From 2008 to 2018 he served as Executive Dean of the
School of Arts at Brookhaven Collage. Maxwell has maintained a studio in
the Cedars neighborhood on the Southern rim of downtown Dallas since
His sculptures and drawings which reflect a unique sensibility to natural
forms are in major art museums and public and private collections
including: the Dallas Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum,
Prudential Corporation, Omni Corporation, City of Dallas, Dallas Collages,
Exxon Corporation, Marriott Corporation, Jordon Vineyards and the
Atlantic Richfield Company.