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Noted Artist Gives Gallery Talk, Display Art

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   Noted artist Paul Maxwell will give a gallery talk and display 16 pieces of artwork next Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Spencer Gallery of the Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.

   Maxwell, a native of Ashley County, achieved international recognition for his work. Maxwell’s collections may be found in galleries and museums throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Maxwell’s work may be found in the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, the Araluen Centre for the Arts in Australia, the Canton Art Institute, the Dallas Museum of Fine Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Fort Worth Art Center, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Philbrook Art Center in Tulsa, Okla.

   Maxwell earned a degree in art from Principia College and attended graduate school at Claremont College. Maxwell taught at the Houston Museum of Art and the University of Houston and later invented and patented his own printmaking medium.

   In 1986, he was the subject of a PBS documentary entitled “Lines/Horizons.” A traveling exhibition of Maxwell’s work, sponsored by the American-Australian Bicentennial Foundation and the Austin-Fairchild Art Foundation served as an official event in Australia’s 1988 bicentennial celebration.

   California art collector Sandra Lawhon recently presented 13 original works of art by Maxwell to the university.


 
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