Maxwell has won numerous awards over the years – some of these awards are listed below 

  • 1971 Victorian Arts Society Applied Chemicals Prize
  • 1978 Mt Waverley Prize
  •  1980 Mt Waverley Art Prize 
  •  1982 A.M.E. Bale Travel Scholarship  enabling him to live and paint in England     
  • 1982 Victorian Arts Society Artist of the year
  • 1984 Victorian Arts Society Artist of the year
  • 1984 Wesley Art Sow First Prize Oil
  • 1985 Sherbrooke Art Prize
  • 1986 Waverley Multi Arts Prize
  • 1986 Rotary Club Warrandyte  First Prize Best Oil/Acrylic  
  • 1986 Rotary Club Warrandyte First Prize 
  • 1987 Waverley Multi Arts Prize
  • 1988 First Priz Warrandyte Art Show
  • 1990 Camberwell Rotary Norwich Group Prize
  • 1991 Mount Waverley Art Show First Prize Oil1987 Waverley Multi Arts Prize
    1988 First Priz Warrandyte Art Show
    1990 Camberwell Rotary Norwich Group Prize
    1991 Mount Waverley Art Show First Prize Oil
    1991 Sherbrooke Art Prize
    1993 Camberwell Rotary Norwich Prize
    1994 Camberwell Rotary Norwich Prize
    1998 Camberwell Rotary Art Prize
    1998 Toorak College
    1998 Camberwell Rotary Art Prize
    2000 Dandenong Rotary Best Pastel Prize
    Waverley Multi Arts Prize
    Victorian Artists Society Artist of the Year
    Mt Waverley Prize
    2001 Camberwell Urban Prize
    2001 Mount Waverley Art Show Pastel
    2002 Camberwell Pastel Prize
    2002 Mount Waverley Art Show First Prize Oil
    2003 Camberwell Major Oil Prize
    2003 Ivanhoe Best Pastel Prize
    2004 Sherbrooke Art society Roberts Award
    2004 Camberwell Art Show Urban Landscape Prize
    2004 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
    2005 Mount Waverley Art show First Prize Pastel
    2005 Camberwell Pastel Prize
    2007 Sherbrooke Streeton Prize
    2007 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
    2009 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
    2010 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
    2012 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
    2012Sir Henry Royce foundation Awards First Prize
    South Australia – Alexandrina Landscape Prize
    2014 Maritime Award 2014
    2015 Bright Art Show – main prize 2015
    2017 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
    2018 McCubbin Award
  • 1991 Sherbrooke Art Prize
  • 1993 Camberwell Rotary Norwich Prize
  • 1994  Camberwell Rotary Norwich Prize
  • 1998 Camberwell Rotary Art Prize
  •  1998 Toorak College 
  • 1998 Camberwell Rotary Art Prize
  •  2000 Dandenong Rotary Best Pastel Prize
  • Waverley Multi Arts Prize
  • Victorian Artists Society Artist of the Year
  • Mt Waverley Prize
  • 2001   Camberwell Urban Prize 
  • 2001 Mount Waverley Art Show Pastel 
  • 2002  Camberwell Pastel Prize
  • 2002 Mount Waverley Art Show First Prize Oil
  • 2003 Camberwell Major Oil Prize 
  • 2003 Ivanhoe Best Pastel Prize
  • 2004 Sherbrooke Art society Roberts Award
  • 2004 Camberwell Art Show Urban Landscape Prize
  • 2004 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize 
  • 2005 Mount Waverley Art show First Prize Pastel
  • 2005 Camberwell Pastel Prize 
  • 2007 Sherbrooke Streeton Prize 
  • 2007 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize 
  • 2009 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
  • 2010 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize 
  • 2012 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize 
  • 2012Sir Henry Royce foundation Awards First Prize 
  • South Australia  – Alexandrina Landscape Prize
  • 2014 Maritime Award 2014
  • 2015 Bright Art Show – main prize 2015
  • 2017 Victor Harbor Corporate Prize
  • 2018 McCubbin Award Whitehorse Rotary Art Show
  • 2018 Marysville Art Show – Best in Show
  • 2018 Emerald Art Show – Best in Show 
  • Sir Henry Royce Foundation – Lionel Gell Art Awards – 2nd Prize