Madeleine Child — Biography

An award-winning New Zealand artist, Madeleine Child moved to New Zealand in 1968 as a young child from Sydney, where she was born. She initially completed a Ceramics Certificate at the Otago Polytechnic in 1978, continuing her education in London where she received a BA (Hons) (1990) from the Camberwell School of Art, and a Masters (1992) from the Royal College of Art. In 1993 she enrolled in Advanced Studies 3D at Central St Martins College of Art, graduating in 1994. She has won numerous awards, among these the 2013 Jury Award, Wallace Art Awards, the 2009 Portage Ceramics Premier Award (joint), and the 2000 Sidney Myer Fund Premier Art Award (joint).


Madeleine Child: Essay by Alistair Fox