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.
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture in his studio

PORTFOLIO of WORK

Each of these categories contains a selection of work and is not a full depiction of the work from a given time span.
If you would like to see additional work from a given period, please contact the studio.

HEALING & JAZZ

2020-2022

Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture 2020-2022
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture 2020-2022
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture 2020-2022
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture 2020-2022
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture 2020-2022

MUSIC & FAMILY

2017-2019

Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell charcoal drawing
Rick Maxwell charcoal drawing

TREES & LIBRARIES

2014-2016

Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell charcoal drawing
Rick Maxwell charcoal drawing

SUSPENSIONS

2011-2013

Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture

ARCHIVE

Rick Maxwell bent wood archive sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood archive sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood archive sculpture
Rick Maxwell drawing archive
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell bent wood sculpture
Rick Maxwell drawing archive
Rick Maxwell drawing archive

About RICK MAXWELL


rick maxwell standing by his bent wood sculpture

Narrative Biography

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 2002.

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.
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RICK MAXWELL \ WOOD SCULPTOR

Maxwell Studios, 1419A Griffin Street East, Dallas, Texas 75215
214.232.7524
rickmaxwell.sculptor@gmail.com