"...Stopped by the clarity and authority of execution in...M. Taylor's abstraction Pause, Rewind, Play." - Juror Kevin Raines, Professor of Art, Univ. of Notre Dame, MD.
“…if you are willing to take a chance on lesser-known names, there are many strong works. Among them…Maxine Taylor’s calligraphic “Aleph” in black sumi ink…”
- Excerpt from ©Washington Post 1996
“I was especially impressed by several big paintings that relate to the Abstract Expressionist movement that started 50 or 60 years ago and still has plenty of energy. Among the artists working this vein are Lou Bermingham, Pam Avery, Mark Eanes, Shirley Hazlett and Maxine Taylor.” – Charles Johnson on ART, Abstract 2000-2010 exhibit,
Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, 2011