Approved: 16.08.2006

Mark Maxwell

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
The art of Mark Maxwell is created through the inspiration of the alchemical process. His canvas is copper metal, thin sheets which are heated and beaten over various surfaces. Details are replicated within the copper as it bends and stretches within the groves and cracks. The copper is then transformed using oil paints, pigments and chemical patination. His works are in private collections

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  • Location: London
 

Biography

Concepts The art of Mark Maxwell is created through the inspiration of the alchemical process. His canvas is copper metal, thin sheets which are heated and beaten over various surfaces. Details are replicated within the copper as it bends and stretches within the groves and cracks. The copper is then transformed using oil paints, pigments and chemical patination. His works are in private collections and institutions including National Australia Bank and Liberty Reinsurance, Smithkline Beecham, Lexington Metropolis, London, GPS Maidenhead, One Aldwych, NMB Heller, RPS Consultancy, Serono Pharmaceuticals, Jones Lang La Salle and The Royal Palace - Riyadh.Influences Ancient cultures/myths, Spirituality/Religion, Iconology, Archaeology, Alchemy,Career path 2004 Site-specific painting/sculpture for outdoor environment, Brewhouse Yard, London 2003 Site-specific sculpture - aluminium, LED lighting, etched glass - commemorative commission, British School for the Performing Arts

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2009 - Al Hilo De la Memoria, Museo Pedro Gilabert, Almeria, Spain 2008 - Paradise Lost, St. Giles Church, London UK 2007 - Positive Negative, St. Bartholomew the Great, London UK 2006 - Solo, Firbob and Peacock, Cheshire UK 2006 - Urban Elements, Artsdepot, London UK 2001 - Area2 Gallery, London Group exhibitions 2009 - Fault Line, Nunnery Gallery, London UK 2008 - Unnatural Histories, Nunnery Gallery, London UK 2005 - Group Show, Gallery 93, London UK 2004 - New Works, The Media Centre, London 2003 - Mirror, Seven Seven Gallery, London 2003 - New Works, Mimi, London 2003 - Urban Interiors, Commonwealth Institute, London 2002 - Open Studios, Bow Arts, London 2001 - The art Attack Gallery, London 1999 - Showcase, Lux Cinema, London UK 1998 - Art 98, BDC, London 1998 - Vital Arts, London 1998 - Vitalis, London 1997 - Air Gallery, London 1997 - Art 97, BDC, London