After graduating in 1995 from the University of Melbourne (Bachelor of Art) and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Fine Art -Sculpture) in 1998 Maudie pursued a career in the Film and Television Industry and over the course of the next 12 years learnt a wide range of skills. Realising there was much more to learn specifically about figurative sculpture she sought out academic training at the Florence Academy of Art, Italy. In 2016 she completed the Figurative Sculpture Diploma at FAA with a student teaching scholarship, and continues to teach for the FAA Sculpture Department as well as being the Director of Anatomy and Ecorché.
Artist Photo - standing with ‘Laura’, Hydro Resin. 2016.
COMMISSIONS & AWARDS/PRIZES
Awards include The Society’s Prize for FACE2019, Joint Winner for the Tom Bass Prize 2016, Best Nude for her Life Size sculpture ‘Laura’ at the 12th ARC International Salon Competition, and Honorable Mentions for ‘Wounded Faun’, ‘Muninn’s Fate’, and ‘Forsaken Son’ in the 13th and 14th International ARC Salon. ‘Laura’ was purchased by Museo Europeo de Arte Moderno (‘MEAM’, Barcelona) in 2017 for their Permanent Collection.