Madeline Mackay was born in Northern Ireland in 1989 and grew up in Caithness, in the North Highlands of Scotland. Concepts relating to place and land - in particular Northern land and landscapes - are central to Mackay’s work.

 

Education
2012 BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

 

Awards
2012 Shortlisted for Wells Art Contemporary

Selected for Celeste Prize 2012 catalogue

Shortlisted for EWA Award

Shortlisted for National Open Art Competition 2012

Shortlisted for the Neo Print Prize 2012

Barns-Graham Travel Award

‘Black and White Nature’ category of the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year Award

‘Young and Wild’ category at the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year Award

2011 Timothy Greenwood Award

 

Residencies
2012 Six-week residency at the Aland Archipelago Guest Artist Residence, Finland

 


Group exhibitions
2012 David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012 Exhibition

Compass Gallery New Generation Show

 

Future exhibitions and public events
2012 Wild North Festival, Caithness and Sutherland, 28 September-14 October

2012 Autumn exhibition, Moncrieff-Bray Gallery,
Sussex, open to the public 5-21 October

2013 RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition

2013 RSA Annual Exhibition,

Study visits
2012 Nepal: two-week study trip to the Annapurna region of the Himalayas

 

Commissions and public artworks
2011 Sculpture installation at the Woodland Trust’s Moncrieff Hill Woodland Sculpture Trail