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Rogelio A. Maxwell - Ward 3
Rogelio Maxwell is a multimedia artist who fuses painting, drawing, and music with performance, film and video to create a "living tableau." Born in Panama and raised in Brooklyn, Maxwell has worked as an artist and musician in Washington DC for almost 30 years. He was the director and curator of Hardart Gallery from 1976 to 1985 and he has curated exhibits at Fondo Del Sol Gallery and the Collector Gallery.
As a musician, Maxwell has performed at such locales as the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington Project for the Arts, DC Space, the 9:30 Club, the Museum of Temporary Art, the Olshonsky Gallery, and the Roxy in Washington DC, as well as in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Boston. He taught photography at Centro Graphico and worked as an audio-visual technician for Osiris Productions and Projection, Inc, and taught basic television production at DCTV, Cable 5 and 6.