Maxwell’s paintings are a unique synthesis of realism and the visionary experience. His work focuses on capturing the emotional and psychological complexities of the human experience through portraiture. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Maxwell began his studies at Massachusetts College of Art and Design while still in high school. He would later go on to study drawing and painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Maxwell has also studied with various living masters in Florence, Italy and United States. He has won numerous awards his paintings and has participated in many group shows throughout New England.