ABOUT

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Madeleine is currently working as an artist, illustrator and designer with professional experience in the high-end fashion design and interior design worlds respectively. Both her personal and commissioned artworks encompass a range of mediums including watercolor, ink, pastel, acrylic, colored pencil and digital rendering. Madeleine’s process is ever-changing depending upon the piece or series she is creating. The usual way she begins a piece or body of work is by a ‘wisp of imagining,’ followed by a zen-like approach of thought and reflection to give her work the sound building blocks needed for creation. The common thread throughout her art and design work, regardless of the subject or medium, are the gestural, whimsical and colorful qualities. The conception of a series is often illuminated by a subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) undercurrent of a sentiment about the world and it’s happenings. The mind is a vessel, the hands are the tools and the work is the avenue of expression to inspire others.

EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) 2012, BFA Apparel design w/ honors

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Robert Perrin Award for Watercolorist of the Year, Artists Association of Nantucket (2019)

Robert C. McDougall Award for Promising New Artist, Artists Association of Nantucket (2018)

Artists Association of Nantucket Acceptance (2017)

National Arts Club Acceptance (2015)

Exhibitions

Group Exhibit with a spotlight (If As a Dream Series), Graficas Gallery 2018

Solo Show (Floral Blots Series), Artists Association of Nantucket 2018

Summer Group Exhibitions, Artists Association of Nantucket 2018

Summer Group Exhibitions, Artists Association of Nantucket, 2017

PRESS

November 2017 – Feature in Mahon About Town (click here or on image below for full story)