independent curator.

alternative spaces | contemporary paintings


Madeleine is an independent curator with an enthusiasm for emerging artists, curating exhibitions that contextualize contemporary art within an art historical narrative, and utilizing alternative spaces, such as a book store, brownstone, and old brewery.

Past Exhibitions:

SPF 32” — June 15 - July 6, 2019

A group exhibition featuring paintings and works on paper by 32 emerging and mid-career artists, focusing on summer quietudes and frivolities at The William Ulmer Brewery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, June 15 - July 6


Guy Richards Smit: “Mountain of Skulls”

A solo exhibition of works by Guy Richards Smit at Spoonbill Studio, Brooklyn, NY — October 23 - December 4, 2018

Guy Richards Smit reminds us that we’re all going to die, but don’t be so serious about it… full press release here.


Madeline Bohrer: “Blue Cows, Black Clouds”

A solo exhibition of new works by Madeline Bohrer at Spoonbill Studio, Brooklyn, NY — October 23 - December 4, 2018

Upon first glance, Bohrer’s paintings seem to inhabit a bucolic, arcadian-esque place… read the full press release here.

Press: “Victorian Ghosts Roam” in All Arts


“The Chicago Show”

A group exhibition featuring works by 17 emerging, Chicago-based artists and select pieces by the Chicago Imagists, combining the works to highlight the evolution of painting in the city. Read the full press release here.


Deborah Brown: “Chimeras”


“Painting Everyday IV”: Paul Gagner & Todd Beinvenu


“Painting Everyday III”: Gretchen Scherer


“Painting Everyday II”: Kathryn Lynch


“Painting Everyday I”: Polly Shindler and Bella Foster