Maxine is a self-taught late bloomer. After years of working as a stylist and art director, photography brought her vision full circle. She works as a commercial photographer for a range of advertising and editorial clients, but devotes a portion of her time to pursue her personal work. Her photographs has been recognized by Flash Forward Boston, Px3 - 2012, IPA - 2012, Critical mass, Santa Barbara Museum of Fine Art & Museum of Fine Art Houston. Here work is currently on display in the Santa Barbara Art Museum's exhibition, Portrayal Betrayal. One of her Boys in Dresses images is featured in the exhibition.
My work begins with a thought or idea, and becomes an "invented reality" through a photograph. inspired by flemish painting, i like to maintain a strong simplicity in tone and composition. i prefer to pose questions with my work, rather than provide answers.