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Diane Meadows Maxey, American Artist. Recipient numerous awards. Director visual ministry First Southern Baptist Church, Scottsdale, 1988-1995. Member Western Federation Watercolor Society (general chairman 1981-1982), SouthwesternWatercolor Association (signature), Arizona Artist Guild (honorary life; president 1982-1983), Arizona Watercolor Association, Texas Watercolor Association (signature), 22 x 30 Professional Critique Group.

Background

Maxey, Diane Meadows was born on February 26, 1943 in Lufkin, Texas, United States. Daughter of Warren Gaston and Jackie Meadows.

Education

Bachelor in Art and Education, University North Texas, 1965. Postgraduate, University Texas, Arlington. Postgraduate, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.

Studied with Al Brouilette, Bud Biggs, Edgar Whitney, Dick Phillips, Robert E. Wood, Rex. Brandt, Milford Zornes.

Career

Art teacher, Dallas Public Schools, 1965-1966;substitute teacher, Arlington Public Schools, 1969-1972;private classes, San Angelo, Texas, 1973-1977;owner, Maxi Watercolor Studio, Paradise Valley, since 1978;owner, Bandanna Tours, Scottsdale, 1988-1991. Member of staff Scottsdale Artist School, The Sherman Art Center. Teacher numerous watercolor workshops for different local schools and international tourscos.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at Gold Nuggett Art Gallery, Wickenburg, Arizona, Long Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona. Featured artist in Freshening Your Paintings with New Techniques, Fresh Flowers The Best of Flower Painting, The Best of Watercolor 2, The Best of Watercolor Composition, Splash 5, 2002, Splash 7, 2004, Splash 9, 2006, Watercolor Artists Color Mixing Book, 2006, How to Paint Watercolor Landscapes, 2006. Featured in International Artist Magazine, 1998.

      Cover artist Watercolor Magic, spring 2000, Scottsdale Life magazine, 2002^, A Valley Virtuoso, Five Outstanding Artist.

Membership

Director visual ministry First Southern Baptist Church, Scottsdale, 1988-1995. Member Western Federation Watercolor Society (general chairman 1981-1982), Southwestern Watercolor Association (signature), Arizona Artist Guild (honorary life. President 1982-1983), Arizona Watercolor Association, Texas Watercolor Association (signature), 22 x 30 Professional Critique Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, traveling.

Connections

Married William Brant Maxey, September 5, 1964. Children: Dananne, Robert Warren.

father:
Warren Gaston

mother:
Jackie Meadows

spouse:
William Brant Maxey

children:
Dananne Maxey

Robert Warren Maxey