Michael G. Maxwell is a sound/media artist, audio engineer, and educator with an interest in audio/visual synthesis, performance, recording, and installation. Maxwell's sound works focus on replicating experiences and our relationship with time and memory. Individual works often include the use of modular synthesis, feedback systems, and recorded audio either as performances or installations. Currently, Maxwell is an assistant professor of media and chair for the Department of Art + Design : Media + Communication at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.

Maxwell received his artistic education from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. Maxwell completed a Bachelors of Art in Radio, Television, and Digital Media in 2014 and a Masters of Fine Art through SIU's college of Mass Communication & Media Arts in 2017.

Recent work includes Aggregate Voices (installed with the 67th ECU Faculty Show), Sands 1 & 7  at Resonator in Norman, OK and sound design with Jennida Chase and Hussan Pitts of S/N for After Hunts Spiral. Maxwell spends a great deal of time as a live sound engineer and vice president for Happyland Music Alliance which integrates into his teaching as high impact practice opportunities for students. Publications include writings in the Broadcasting Education Association's Journal of Radio & Audio Media and his MFA thesis, The Human Reliquary: Origin, Continuity, & Lateness.