Mary Baxter

Mary Baxter

MARY BAXTER (b. 1963)

Born in Lubbock; resides in Marfa


Painted: Devils River SNA and Chinati Mountains SNA



BS Business, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1988. Also took courses in advanced printmaking.


Career Highlights

Published in Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art by Andrew Sansom and William E. Reaves (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2017), pages 60‒62

Solo, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, 2010

Residency, McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis, 2006–2007

Best in Show, Trappings of Texas, Museum of the Big Bend, Alpine, 2005


Selected Exhibitions

Mary Baxter: Desertlands of the Southwest & Jeri Salter: Canyonlands of Texas, Foltz Fine Art, Houston, TX, 2022

Solo, Hunt Gallery, San Antonio, 2019 

State of Contrast, Sarah Foltz Fine Art, Houston, 2019

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo; Texas Capitol Ground Floor Rotunda, Austin; Witte Museum, San Antonio; Mayborn Museum, Baylor University, Waco, 2017‒2018 (book) 

Solo, Mary Baxter: Painting Far West Texas, William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art, Houston, 2017

AS IS rural realism, The Grace Museum, Abilene, 2017

Solo, Mary Baxter, Paintings of the Big Bend, Hunt Gallery, San Antonio, 2016

The Big Bend of Texas: Interpretations by Seven Artists, William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, 2015

Invitational, National Ranching Heritage Museum, Lubbock, 2014-2016

The Texas Aesthetic, Annual Exhibition, William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art, Houston, 2013-2019

Solo, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, 2010

Solo, Eugene Binder Exhibition Space, Marfa, 2009


Selected Public Collections

Blue Bonnet Electric Cooperative, Bastrop

Data Foundry, Austin

McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis and Austin

Marfa National Bank, Marfa

Riata Energy, Dallas


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