Maurice has worked as a professional artist since 1984, setting up his studio at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

His paintings capture the innocence of children at play, the warmth of families, and the beauty of the Maritime landscape.

He gained a reputation for his work in pastel and more recently has turned to oil painting.

He is a popular art teacher and over the last several summers has worked for Parks Canada on the beaches of PEI demonstrating and teaching the art of sandcastle building.