James Maxwell

P.O.Box 478 · Little River, CA 95456

tel/fax 707-964-5558 · e-mail jasmax@mcn.org



Emmy Award Winning Graphic Designer

Book Designer

Illustrator 2D & 3D


Information Designer

Web Page Designer

Adobe Illustrator Teacher

Adobe Photoshop Teacher

Multi-Dimensional Artist



COMPUTER GRAPHICS - During the past five years, I've worked daily with Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark Express, OmniPage Professional, Painter, Fontographer, Ray Dream Designer, Claris. I plan Information designs for presentations. I have a background in printing and TV. I prefer Macintosh.

COURTROOM SKETCH ARTIST for NBC TV, pastel, colored pencil, watercolor combination.

TEACHER/TUTOR Fine arts (Watercolor, Acrylic and Oil Paint) and Computer Graphics/Desktop Publishing. Visual work is representational, sometimes photo realistic, always concerned with exceptional craftsmanship.

WRITER/REPORTER In-Flight publications (travel). Interviews, technical descriptions of creative process. Art School's brochures, course descriptions, teachers' biographies.

PUBLIC RELATIONS Information Designer/Planner Coordinator for Non Profits. Volunteer work.

MANAGER/COORDINATOR Design and organization of art related classes for curriculums, teachers and timing in relation to a nitch market's needs. Member of Board of Director.

EDITOR IN CHIEF Monthly newsletter for Mendocino Coast Macintosh Users Group MCMUG

WEB DESIGNER for - Mercury Vacuum PressesCleone Lodge Inn

PanPacifica South Pacific Book Publishers Avalon House Bed & Breakfast

The Old Stewart House Inn Bed & BreakfastAFRICAN - MAASAI BOARDING SCHOOL

ARTIST/DESIGNER My personal work represents my relationships with my community, nature, and my life. I fulfill my clients' vision by providing services sensitive to their needs to reach and influence their clients and market.



PRESENTLY - James Maxwell Design - Graphic and product design for individual clients. 707.964.5558

Teacher Desktop Publishing/Computer Graphics for Mendocino Community Network Workshops

Past Program Coordinator - Mendocino Art Center - Mendocino, CA 707.937.5818

Teacher College of the Redwoods, Mendocino Branch, and The Mendocino Art Center

Fine Arts represented in Art Galleries throughout California and Hawaii.

Staff Artist KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, CA, KCET-TV (PBS), Hollywood, CA.

Teacher in Graphic Arts at The Art Center College of Design, currently Pasadena, CA.



JAMES MAXWELL SCHOLARSHIP 1993 awarded yearly to teen artist by Mendocino Art Center Board

EMMY from National Television Arts and Sciences KNBC-TV for Graphics contributions.

MFA and BFA from Los Angeles Art Center College of Design, currently Pasadena, CA.



Jane Dymond, Past President, MENDOCINO ART CENTER Board of Directors - 707.936-5818, Bart Grimes, Current President.

Gerald Huckaby, past Editor, Arts and Entertainment Magazine, 707.877.3405

Will Smith, Legal Mediator and Counselor - 707.937.0896

Jim Tarbel, owner BLACK BEAR PRESS, P.O. Box 90 Mendocino, CA 95460 - 707.964.8465

John Evans, Creative Services, E&J GALLO. 209.579.3269



NBC-TV, Burbank, CA

PBS-TV, Hollywood, CA

Metro Goldwin and Mayer's Hotel Grand in Los Vegas, NV

Security Pacific Bank, Riverside, CA

Clorox Corporation, San Francisco, CA

E & J Gallo, Modesto, CA

PanPacifica, Hololulu, HI

Fine Arts

South Pacific





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