Madeleine Cruise is an emerging artist from Newcastle, NSW, her painting practice explores the role of ritual and habit in everyday life and the way these practices contribute to personal identity and purpose. Studying a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Painting at the National Art School Sydney, as a student of the Reg Row Art Scholarship she graduated in 2009 with First Class Honors and the Fraser Studios Residency Prize. Other residencies have included Firstdraft, The Bundanon Trust, The Banff Centre and Marrickville Garage. Cruise has exhibited in solo and group shows in Australia and Canada and is held within private and public collections including Artbank Australia.
Madeleine is having a solo show at Dungog Contemporary this August. Here is a taste of what is to come. We currently have three paintings from Madeleine available for acquisition.
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Madeleine Cruise "Place Cards" 2017 Polymer on Canvas 47cm x 42cm