Originally from Australia, Madeleine has been living in London since 1987.

After completing a photo-journalism course at the London College of Printing, Madeleine started her photographic career working for newspapers and magazines on a broad range of assignments from reportage to features.

Madeleine has chosen to concentrate mainly on portraiture developing her own photographic identity particularly working on sets of portraits. She is currently freelancing as well as working on various personal projects.

A selection of her Portraits of Poets is included in the National Portrait Gallery's    Permanent Collection

Clients have included several national UK publications.

Madeleine has worked extensively in schools as an art educator delivering a wide range of creative photography workshops.  Please feel free to contact her for more information.

Sister Brother, booklet to accompany the current exhibition at the

Museum of Childhood,  Bethnal Green is available from The Wind in the Trees publisher.

Her book East London Swimmers is available from Hoxton Mini Press

Email [email protected] or  Click here to send a message.


Dream on

Collaboration with children from year 5 in an East London Primary School, on display at

the V&A Museum of Childhood.

Working with fellow artist Katherine Tulloh we supported the children to retell, stage,dress and make photographic scenes to create powerful photographic images oftheir own dreams. 


Sister Brother

an exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, exploring sibling relationships and how they influence our sense of self.

Featured in the Guardian Family Section


Picture the Poet 

an exhibition of high quality photographs of living poets touring to six regional venues.

Hoxton Mini Press
East London Swimmers
Book Two East London Photo Stories


Life Lessons

5 young people discuss the process of growing up while we watch them transform from children to adults

4thought.tv - Channel 4.

The Swedenborg Society
Artist in Residence
Portraits of Members and Associates of the Society
solo exhibition.

 Faces of Poetry - Contemporary Poets

Ilkley Literary Festival
group exhibition and talk

Faces of Poetry - Contemporary Poets 

National Portrait Gallery
group exhibition

Portraits of Poets
StAnza Poetry Festival
St. Andrews, Scotland
digital slide show 

Portraits of Poets
Poetry Café, London 
solo exhibition

Arts Council 
Visual Arts Grant

National Portrait GalleryLondon
portrait of Sophie Hannah from Portraits of Poets
Photographic Portrait Prize

Using Format