Co-director of The Windor
Architecture and Design
Maxon Higbee is an artist and professor in the Architecture department at IE University. He is co-director of The Windor, an artist run space in Madrid.
In 2010 he was awarded a World Less Traveled Grant for a proposed project in Madrid, where he stayed, and continues to live and work. He has been in many solo and group exhibitions internationally and has given lectures at several institutions, including the American University Beirut, Lebanon; The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, Madrid; and the IEU Department of Architecture and Design in Izmir, Turkey. He was a visiting artist in the Estudio Joven program at The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, in Madrid, and was a selected artist in issue #101 of New American Paintings.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a BFA in Painting and Drawing, at California State University Chico, in 2007. In 2008 he was offered a full-time merit fellowship in the Painting and Drawing program at the Art Institute of Chicago. Upon completing his Masters of Fine Arts degree he received a John Quincy Adams Fellowship Grant for artistic merit.