John Maxon

 John Maxon - Go To John Maxon - Goldy John Maxon - Songbird  John Maxon - Treeline John Maxon - X - Press John Maxon - Cover John Maxon - Cascade John Maxon - Arcing John Maxon - Tease John Maxon - Coastal Fields
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Go To
 John Maxon - Go To

36" x 58" oil

Goldy
 John Maxon - Goldy

48" x 60" oil

Songbird
 John Maxon - Songbird

48" x 48" oil

Treeline
 John Maxon - Treeline

48" x 48" oil

X - Press
 John Maxon - X - Press

30" x 40" oil

Cover
 John Maxon - Cover

24" x 48" oil

Cascade
 John Maxon - Cascade

48" x 36" oil

Arcing
 John Maxon - Arcing

36" x 48" oil

Tease
 John Maxon - Tease

36" x 48" oil

Coastal Fields
 John Maxon - Coastal Fields

48" x 48" oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Maxon spent his youthful days painting in the fields behind Stanford University and was fortunate to be exposed to and to study the works of Nathan Oliviera, Wayne Thiebaud and David Park during those years.


He attended San Jose State University and apprenticed with Sam Richardson and John Battenberg. Studying under Roy DeForest, William T. Wiley, and Wayne Thiebaud in graduate school at UC Davis, John explored many variations of technique and style. The following eight years were spent perfecting his techniques and co-founding Mount Madonna Center for Creative Arts & Sciences, a successful alternative private school in the mountains above Santa Cruz, California.


A brief move to Santa Fe, New Mexico in the early ‘90s expanded John’s vision and palette once again. The influence of the dramatic light, shapes, and other local artists enabled him to put together a body of work that resonated with the spectacular essence of this territory. Carrying this inspiration back to California, John has explored the beauty of the Central Coast landscape and its relationship to figures interacting within it. “As the days progress, I certainly feel very blessed and inspired.” It is this inspiration, which he shares with us, that has made John Maxon such a unique and successful artist.

Selected Museum Collections:
Interior Museum, Department of the Interior, Washington D. C.
Santa Cruz County Art Museum – Santa Cruz, California
University of California, Davis Art Museum – Davis, California
Napa Valley Art Museum – Yountville, California
Mission College Art Foundation – Cupertino, California

Selected Collections:

Shearson-Lehman – San Francisco, California
Smith Barney – New York
University of California – Berkeley, California
Arco Standard – Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Shering Corporation – Kenilworth, New Jersey
Unisys – Pennsylvania
University of California – Davis, California
Hewlett-Packard – Palo Alto, California
Murdock Magazines – Secaucus, New Jersey
Hilton Hotel – San Francisco and Monterey, California
Transamerica – San Francisco, California
Delta Airlines – Boston, Massachusetts
Squibb – Princeton, New Jersey
Northern Telecom – Sacramento, California
Hyatt Regency – Chicago, Illinois
Miranda Associates – Palo Alto, California
John Hancock Real Estate Finance, Inc. – Walnut Creek, California
Hitachi Data Systems – Santa Clara, California

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