Madeleine Collopy
Madeleine Collopy
Madeleine Collopy
Madeleine Collopy
Madeleine Collopy
'You're Not Supposed to Sit Down'

2134cm x 1981cm


Madeleine Collopy
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'All that's left’

1676cm x 1524cm


Madeleine Collopy
For enquiries,  M: 0431 187 558  T: 08 8339 6747  E: info@worthgallery.com
'Pause'

1981cm x 1524cm


Madeleine Collopy
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‘Palpable force of contact’

1676cm x 1372cm


Madeleine Collopy
For enquiries,  M: 0431 187 558  T: 08 8339 6747  E: info@worthgallery.com
‘The mind and body play catch up with each other’

1676cm x 1524cm


Madeleine Collopy
For enquiries,  M: 0431 187 558  T: 08 8339 6747  E: info@worthgallery.com

MADELEINE COLLOPY

Madeleine is the first recipient of Worth Gallery’s Helpmann Academy Barn Studio Residency and Mentorship Prize. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Visual Arts from AC ARTS and Flinders University in December 2016, Madeleine’s work was selected for the Helpmann Academy’s Graduate Exhibition in Adelaide where she was awarded a prize to the value of $5000 and a mentorship and studio residency with Worth Gallery at The Barn in Stirling. Madeleine is currently completing her residency with her first solo exhibition, Memory Movement hosted by Worth Gallery & Fisher Jeffries Gallery in Adelaide.

With a background in dance, and a strong interest in contemporary choreography, Madeleine Collopy’s work is inspired by movement and the body, with particular focus on interaction with the space. Madeleine believes that, for her, there is an intrinsic connection between movement and her contemporary drawing practice. The exploration of this relationship and comparing the two, whilst analysing them as a complete artifact, as opposed to separate art forms, is an exploration into the unknown.

Her work is experimental and process driven, often coming to a conclusion only through exploration. Madeleine uses a variety of mediums and gestural brushstrokes with the work formed from layers and layers of reworking.

Madeleine completed her Honours in Dance through the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and Edith Cowan University in 2008. Since then, she has danced professionally overseas and in Australia, and is now combining her skills and knowledge in dance with her excitement for the visual arts.

In 2015 Madeleine has exhibited with Eduard Helmbold for the Indecisive Face exhibition in Adelaide, South Australia. In 2016, Madeleine was among a few selected to exhibit works with Hill Smith Gallery in Adelaide in their annual graduate student show.