Maitland was born at Derby Regional Hospital. He works part time as a Trainee Digital Collections Officer at Mowanjum Arts & Culture Centre and is currently working to digitise collections for access by community members. He is renowned locally for his extensive knowledge of the Storylines database and his superb image recall. He is an invaluable community liaison and is developing new skills in computer literacy, collection management and cultural maintenance best practice.
Whilst Maitland has worked at the Arts Centre for several years, this is his first time making art professionally, and his status as a talented emerging artist is quickly becoming established.