Maxim, David Nicholas was born on May 11, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Ernest and Lorraine Mary (Bley) Maxim.
Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966;
Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968;
postgraduate, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970-1971.
Exhibited in group shows, including Deutschen Architectur Museum, Frankfurt, Germany, 1985, Carnegie Institute Art, Pittsburgh, 1988, Kunstverein, Heidenheim, Germany, 1993, University California-Berkeley Museum, Danville, 1994. Represented in permanent collections Museum for Modern Art, Frankfurt, British Museum, London, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria, Carnegie Institute Art, Sam Francisco Museum Modern Art, Fine Arts Museum San Francisco, Sunrise Museum, Charleston, West Virginia, Oakland (California) Museum, San Jose (California) Museum, Long Beach (California) Museum Art.