of his work have been published in The Detroit News, Detroit Monthly
Magazine, Ann Arbor News, Spirit Magazine and the Detroit Metro
Times. Most recently he was featured on HBO’s television
series Six Feet Under website.
Born in Miami, Florida, Maxwell Britton studied at New World
School of the Arts and earned a BFA from the Center for Creative
Studies in Detroit, Michigan. His artwork has been exhibited
in shows across the United States, including Detroit, Los Angeles,
New York and Miami.
2003, he began to rent his original art to major motion picture
studios such as Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, 20th Century
Fox, Touchstone, NBC, ABC and HBO. His work continues to be
viewed by millions internationally.
June 2005, Maxwell was shown in the Los Angeles County Museum
of Art; Art Rental & Sales Gallery group show. In December
2005, Maxwell was a part of Art Basel Miami Beach at The Yard
@CasaLin and Gallery Laure De Mazieres. Maxwell is currently
exhibiting at the Ellen Charapko Gallery in Wilton Manors, Florida.
May 2006, he had a collaboration show with Michael Loveland
at the Fredric Snitzner Gallery in Miami's Wynwood District.
paintings are a pragmatic record of wandering created to evoke
a sense of adventure and exploration. Landscapes, structures
and paths on desert expeditions capture my interest.
has left its mark on natural and man-made structures in the
desert; I collect this imagery. Imparted with a subjective ability
to observe things commonly overlooked, I use this imagery as
part of the source material in my paintings.
layer color stripes and/or partial structures in the foreground
- boundaries that create an entrance for the viewer to access
my setting. Upon entrance, the viewer will find a complete or
partial structure to explore. Common objects are renewed as
visual symbols in my work; they become part of my personal vocabulary
that in time the viewer will be able to define. Sometimes I
use text to include the viewer in my personal thoughts and sense
of humor. My future work will investigate the added concepts
of paths and trails.