John Baxter
"The Owl" Wood, Rock, Metal, 14x6x4"

John Baxter
Mariner's Compass, Rock, Metal, 28x5x4.5"


John Baxter 1912-1966
Painter, Sculptor

John Baxter received a degree from UCLA in 1933. A self-taught sculptor, he made assemblages of weathered stones and driftwood gathered on the beach. His paintings are non-objective bio-morphic and evoke the influence of nature and Eastern philosophy. He was curator of education at the San Francisco Museum of Art during 1956.

John Baxter
John Baxter, 1963, 69.5 x 48.75
Legion of Honor label, oil on canvas