Experiences
- Designed the bookplate for "Scholomance: A Deadly Education" by Naomi Novik - 2020
- Commissioned to do artwork for the NYT best selling comic book series "The Adventure Zone: Petals to the Metal" - 2020
- Designed the bookplate for "The Trouble with Peace" by Joe Abercrombie - 2020
- Designed the Chandrian-Themed Tak set for Worldbuilders mid-year fundraiser - 2020
-Painting "Beautiful and Broken" on a variant card for the game "Call to Adventure" by Brotherwise Games as a charity exclusive though WorldBuilders. - 2019
- Charcoal portrait demonstration at the General Pencil Booth in Washington D.C. at the Art of the Portrait Conference. Michelle Dunaway modeled for this session  -  2018
- Commissioned to create a portrait of Catherine Dyer and was presented to her at a reception in her honor at the New York Academy of Acting  -  2017
- In an ongoing partnership with the Upsidedown Podcast, making portraits for the actors that they interview from the Netflix Series Stranger Things.  -  2017
- Studied under artist Jeffery Hein for a week in Rochester - 2017
- Attended The Art of the Portrait Conference in Washington DC. - 2016
- Studied with artist Richard Schmid after being personally invited to paint with his private group.-2016
- Studied under artist Michelle Dunaway for a week in Vermont. - 2016
- Studied under artist David Kassan for a week in Rochester - 2015
- Studied under artiest Jeffery Hein for a week in Rochester - 2015
- Taught my first portrait workshop through the Rochester Art Club in April. - 2014
- Oil Painting, "Skin Deep", was one of the 20 chosen out of 2014’s international entries to be critiqued by artist Everett Raymond Kinsler at the Art of the Portrait Conference in Washington DC. - 2014
- Studied under artist Michelle Dunaway for 3 days - 2014
- Attended The Art of the Portrait Conference in Washington DC on a full tuition scholarship. - 2014
- Charcoal portrait demonstration alongside internationally renowned artist David Kassan.  We both completed a 2 hour portrait of artist Bryce Billings from life. -2014
- On Channel 8 WROC news: Scholastic Artist Spotlight.  - 2014
- Became the youngest Rochester Art Club member to date in February 2013.
- Attended The Art of the Portrait Conference in Atlanta, GA on a full tuition scholarship - 2013
- Studied under artist Robert Liberace for a week in Rochester - 2013
- Achieved Signature member Status in the Rochester Art Club along with being the only student in the organization - 2013
.- Studied Plein Aire painting under artist Chris Kolluoski - 2011-2012
- Studied under Artist Scott Burdick for a week in Rochester- 2012
- Presented my portrait of Singer and American Idol contestant Lauren Alaina to her on stage at her in Chattanooga TN in front of 10,000 people - 2011
- Studied under artist Steve Carpenter for Figure drawing and Oil painting - 2010-2014
Awards
- Finalist in the Portrait Society of America's Members only Competition, "Outside the Box" Category with painting "She Lets the Rest Burn" - 2020
- Accepted into the 107th annual Allied Artist's of America showcase with painting "Winds in the East" - 2020
 - 4th place in Portrait Society of America's Members only Competition, "Non-Commissioned Portraits" with painting "Enjoy the Precious Present" -2019
https://www.portraitsociety.org/moc-2019-winnershttps://www.portraitsociety.org/moc-2019-winners
- Finalist in Richeson75 Figure and Portrait Competition - 2019
http://www.richeson75.com/pages/portrait/2019/fpoil.html
- Winner of an IMC scholarship  - 2019 
http://www.muddycolors.com/2019/04/2019-imc-scholarship-winners/
- Rochester Art Supply Award, Rochester Art Club Signature Member show: Gini - 2015
- RIT Finger lakes Annual Regional Exhibition:  - 2014 
              "Illustration Excellence and Creativity Award"  
              "New Media Design Excellence and Creativity Award"
- Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Silver Key, Portfolio - 2014
- Merit Award from the Rochester Art Club: Fabric Collage, Cotton Katy. - 2014
-Rochester Art Supply award, Rochester Art Club Juried Fall Show: Brooding - 2013
- First place award: New Your Figure Study Guild - 2013


Exhibitions
- Article posted on ProjectHOPE's website highlighting the #PortraitsoftheFrontline Project: 
- My art was featured in the "Emergency Art Museum" in Campbell, California.- 2020 
https://emergencyartmuseum.com/maddalina#1028ab08-3922-438e-bdc9-75cfa0693967
-Article written about my 'Portraits of the Frontline' by Savannah Davis, at NAMPTA -2020
https://namta.memberclicks.net/enews-july-15-2020 
-Article written about my art in the Ann Arbor News - 2020 https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2020/02/ann-arbor-artist-gets-recognized-with-national-award-for-painting-of-teacher.html
-Featured International Artist in South African Artists Magazine, Issue No.47 - Oct. 2019
-Richeson75 Figure / Portrait : Kimberly, WI - 2019
- Featured Artist on General Pencil’s website -2018
- Featured inside General Pencil’s assorted colored pastels set within the booklet supplies in the set. I composed and documented a portrait step-by-step for the company which can be found in this booklet. - 2018
- Juried into Rochester Art Club Signature Member show at St.John Fisher College - 2017
- Artists Magazine, January edition: General Pencil Ad. - 2016
- Plein Air Magazine, January edition: General Pencil Ad. - 2016
- Exhibited in a solo show with just art work from myself and my mother. "Maddalina Mother-Daughter Art Show" -2016
- Featured Art on General Pencil’s assorted charoals set as well as their white charcoal box - 2015
- Annual Rochester Art Club Fall show: oil painting Zackie. - 2015
- American Artist Magazine, June edition: General Pencil Ad.  - 2015
- Artist’s Magazine, July edition: General Pencil Ad.  - 2015
- Drawing Magazine, September edition with a General Pencil Ad.  - 2015
- ArtHouse Press Magazine, December edition: Showcased in a 4 page article.  - 2015
- Juried into Rochester Art Club Signature Member show at St.John Fisher College - 2014
- South West Artist Magazine, annual 21 under 31 article as recommend to them by artist Michelle Dunaway. - 2014
- New York Figure Study Gulid show: Girl with Shawl and Catching His Eye - 2013
- New York Figure Study Gulid show: It’s gettin Funky and Emergence  - 2012
- Steve Carpenter Student Show - 2011

Education
Cleveland Institute of Art
BFA Major: Illustration, 
Emphasis: Biomedical Illustration, 
May 2018. 
Presidential Scholarship
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