Madeleine (Maddi “I Paint Music”) Ekeblad
ABN 66 337 509 933
Freeform Action Painter
Madeleine Ekeblad, artistically known as Maddi ‘I Paint Music‘, lives between Penang, Malaysia and Brisbane, Australia with her husband Peter.
Maddi is a 4th generation artist and grew up surrounded by art, dance and music. She was originally involved in the commercial art world before taking up painting full time in 1996. Madeleine studied at the Brisbane Institute of Art and was on the management committee there for 5 years and also holds a History of Art diploma from the London Art College.
In 2001 she was chosen by the late Pro Hart to be listed with his World Heritage Art organisation.
2013 selected as a Cultural Champion for Queensland, Australia.
2016 she was guest judge for the Hong Kong International Arts Festival.
2017 she was chosen as a Celebrity Ambassador for Redland City Council, Queensland Australia
The author of ‘The Reluctant Artist’, ‘Art in a Very Ordinary World’, ‘I Started Painting a Tree’ and “Art has no Boundaries” & recently published
‘A RELUCTANT ARTIST IN THE 21st CENTURY.’
Madeleine is represented by Red Hill Gallery in Australia and her works are hung in Private Collections around the world including Australia, France, India, Austria, China, Singapore and significantly represented in Hong Kong where she has been having ‘sell out’ shows.
Colour in Your Life
Madeleine Ekeblad Documentary
Exhibitions & Invited Exhibiting Artist
2019 AAF AAD HONG KONG
2019 ACAS HONG KONG
2018 AAF AAD SINGAPORE
2018 PENANG MALAYSIA
2017 Shenzhen City CHINA
2017 Spring & Fall ACAS HONG KONG
2016 Spring & Fall ACAS Hong Kong
2016 Singapore Contemporary Art Show,
2015 March & October, Asia Contemporary Art Hong Kong
2014 Art Canton, Guangzhou China & Spring/Fall ACAS Hong Kong
2013 Red Hill Gallery Brisbane &
Redlands Museum Qld & May & Oct ACAS Hong Kong & Fabrik Art Gallery Hong Kong.
2012 PARLIAMENT HOUSE BRISBANE
Vienna Travel Gallery EU Athens Art International & Manyung Gallery VIC & ArtsLabour PARLIAMENT HOUSE Qld & Martin Galleries Qld
2010 Gallery Eumundi Qld & Martin Gallery Brisbane & Gallery 307 North Sydney NSW
2009 Solo Martin Galleries Qld & Art Sydney Expo NSW & Gallery 307 North Sydney NSw & Easter Show Manyung Gallery Vic.
2008 Martin Galleries Nundah Qld & Directors Choice’ Martin Galleries & ‘Xmas’ Stable Martin Galleries Qld & The Gallery Eumundi Qld & Frances Reilly Annex Gallery NSW & Gallery 307 Sydney NSW
2007 PARLIAMENT HOUSE Brisbane & Solo RM Galleries, Hamilton Q
2006 OMSA & Our Lady’s College Q
2005 PARLIAMENT HOUSE Brisbane & OMSA & Our Lady’s College Q
Clayfield College Lux Art Awards
Nundah Village School awards
Watercolour Society of Qld 2008
d’Arcy Doyle Awards College Section
Director OMSA Gallery
Director OMSA Private Art School 2004 – 2013
Brisbane Institute of Art Management Committee
Corporate Workshop Tutor
Northbridge School of Arts Sydney
International College of Surgeons
Queensland Cancer Council Relay for Life
Various Corporate Companies
Utopia Art Awards
School Workshop Tutor
Gregory Terrace Boys College
Our Lady’s College,
St. Thomas More College