Born in Ithaca, New York, Madeleine Bialke lives and works in Brooklyn. She received her MFA in Painting from Boston University in 2016, and her BFA from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2013. Residencies include Northwestern State University of Oklahoma in 2018, and in 2017 at the Julio Valdez Project Space in New York, NY. Awards include the John Walker MFA Painting Award and Constantin Alajalov Scholarship. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe and Ithaca Times, and exhibited in New York, London, UK and Portland, ME.