Paul Albert Buxman, son of Albert H. Buxman & Pauline Hullender, was born 11 September 1947 in San Jose, California. He is a renowned painter in the impressionistic style to depict mostly outdoor scenes from the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
He earned a fine arts degree from Wheaton College and began a career in teaching career in the Fresno, California, area eventually becoming a principal. In 1980, began working as a full-time artist. He is also a farmer and the co-founder of California Clean, a group of farmers committed to sustainable, presticide-free agriculture. His work as an environmentalist has been documented by National Geographic; and American, Canadian and Australian Public Broadcasting, Bill Moyers, and California Heartland. As an artist, his work hangs in private collections throughout the United States, and in the chambers of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., as well as the California State Senate in Sacramento. His work has been exhibited at the Fresno Art Center, The Hanford Art Center, The Haggin Museum in Stockton, The Bakersfield Art Museum, The Modesto Art Museum, The Great Valley Center in Modesto and the Villa del Sol d’Oro in Sierra Madre, California.
Buxman's Volga German ancestors come from the colonies of Wiesenmüller, Brunnental, Müller, Stephan, and Moor.
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