Madeleine Ekeblad


Artist Statement

Madeleine lives on Macleay Island in Moreton Bay Qld. She was originally involved in the commercial art world before taking up painting full time in 1996. One of the highlights of her artistic career was in 2001 when she was chosen by the late Pro Hart to be listed with his World Heritage Art organisation. After studying the fine arts including metal sculpture she has also received her diploma in the History of Art with the London Art College distance education.

Madeleine has her own working studio and gallery on Macleay Island, Queensland. She opened OMSA, the Onward Motivational School for Artists October 2004 currently motivating 25 artists at a time and conducts Motivational Art Workshops travelling all over Australia tutoring Corporate, Regional & private groups.

She is a self published author of 4 motivational books for artists:

‘The Reluctant Artist’, ‘Art in a Very Ordinary World’, ‘I Started Painting a Tree’, “Controlling Elephants with Sabre-Toothed Tigers” & is currently working on her 5th book “Art Has No Boundaries as Genius begins where Rules End”.

Private collectors throughout Australia, France, India, Vienna, China & Hong Kong. She is featured in ‘International Contemporary Artists’ book Volume I, II on the back cover & III. She is the featured International artist published in Greece and US.

Featured artist in ‘Colour in Your Life’ TV Documentary airing Australia nationwide , to view painting demonstration TV Season 2.

Art Gallery Representation

Red Hill Gallery 07 3368 1442

Manyung Galleries 03 97 872 953

Vienna Travel Gallery

Karen Beardsley Asia agent 0400 716 553

2013 Asia Contemporary Art Show
2012 Parliament House Brisbane
2012 The Gallery Eumundi QLD
2012 Red Hill Gallery QLD
2011 Vienna Travel Gallery EU
2011 Manyung Gallery VIC
2011 Parliament House Brisbane
2011 Martin Galleries Qld
2010 Gallery Eumundi Qld
2010 Martin Galleries Brisbane Qld
2010 Gallery 307 North Sydney NSW
2009 Art Sydney NSW 2009
Gallery 307 North Sydney NSW
2009 Easter Show Manyung Gallery VIC
2009 SOLO March Martin Galleries Qld
2008 Martin Galleries Nundah Qld
2008 ‘Directors Choice’ Martin Galleries
2008 ‘Xmas’ Stable Martin Galleries Qld
2008 The Gallery Eumundi Qld
2008 Frances Reilly Annex Gallery NSW
2008 Gallery 307 Sydney NSW
2007 Parliament House Brisbane
2007 SOLO RM Galleries, Hamilton Qld
2006 OMSA & Our Lady’s College Qld
2005 Parliament House Brisbane

Director OMSA Private Art School circa 2004
Brisbane Institute of Art Management Committee 5yrs
Workshop Tutor Northbridge School of Arts Sydney
Art Curator Martin Galleries & Randall Studio
A Co-founder Dead Parrot Society Macleay Island Qld
ARTSLINK QLD PD Teachers workshops 2012
Artist in Residence: St. Thomas More College Brisbane 2006 -8. Artistic Associate: St. Thomas More College.
Director Utopia Art Awards and Exhibition St.Thomas More College Qld 2006/7