Tuesday, December 13, 2011

June Maxwell

Name:  June Maxwell, PSA
Bio:  I have been aware of June Maxwell's paintings for some years now. I don't know why I haven't blogged about her before this.
June L. Maxwell received her Bachelor of  Fine Arts at the Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, studying under Paulette van Roekens and Arthur Meltzer. Later on she took classes from the late Richard Pionk and workshops with Daniel Greene. Before deciding on fine art as her ultimate direction, she worked as a greetings card designer for fifteen years. Having won numerous awards, both locally and in New York, she was invited to lecture and demonstrate at the Salmagundi Club and the Pastel Society of America. She was also an instructor for the P.S.A. National Arts School. In 1997, she was designated a Master Pastelist by the Pastel Society of America. Her paintings are represented in collections throughout the country.
June has been exhibiting since 1989 and winning awards since 1991. She was featured in Best of Pastels and Best of Pastel 2 (Quarry Books) and in August 2007 she was the cover story in the Pastel Journal.
June Maxwell lives in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania.
Medium: Pastel; oil. June prefers Sennelier’s La Carte pastel board as a support, in the dark brown or dark grey tints, not working above 18 x 24 ins.
Subjects: Still Life; Landscape
Style: Representational
Navigation: A FineArtStudioOnline website.
Gallery: Still Life in Pastel; Still Life and Landscapes in Pastel
Image View: Click on thumbnails to enlarge. There is a tooltip on each thumbnail giving details of the painting. The enlarged images can be zoomed in a new window, and saved. However, if you use the "next" button to go from one enlargement to another, you do not necessarily get the next image in the particular gallery - you can hop from pastel to oil and vice versa.The T’ang Horseman is 18 x 24 ins, 500 x 376, 131 KB.

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