Madeleine Preston is a Sydney based artist working in painting, ceramics, and installation. She received the G.S.Caird scholarship for Fine Arts at Sydney University and has a MFA in painting from RMIT. In 2015 she was a finalist in the Hobart Art Prize (ceramics) and the Mosman Art Prize (painting). In 2016 she was a finalist in the Blake Prize (ceramics) and the Sulman Prize (painting). In 2017 she was awarded a Development Grant and a NAVA Artists Grant and will spend November and December 2017 at the AGNSW Moya Drying Studio at the Cité International des Arts. Most recently she received highly commended in the Woollahra Small Sculpture prize 2017.