Madeleine Lamont was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently resides in Toronto.
She earned a BFA Honours degree from York University in 1990 and a Diploma in Graphic Design from Algonquin College in 1984. Since graduating from York, Lamont has maintained an active involvement in the Toronto Arts scene, exhibiting regularly and participating in the curation and coordination of several community projects. She has created outdoor sculptural installations at the Koffler Gallery and The Visual Arts Centre of Clairington, and has had numerous solo exhibitions at Weiss Gallery, Calgary, Christine Klassen Gallery, Calgary, David Kaye , Gallery and Art Interiors, Toronto, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Women’s Art Resource Centre, Toronto, The Gallery, University Of Toronto and Redhead Gallery in Toronto.
Madeleine Lamont’s work has been seen in many issues of House and Home magazine and Style at Home magazine. Most recently she was profiled in the Style Section of the Globe and Mail, Saturday June 21, 2014.
Her paintings have also been seen on the CBC television series Steven and Chris. In 2013 one of her paintings was chosen by Brian Gluckstein to be showcased in the 2013 Princess Margaret Hospital Sweepstakes Grand Prize Showhome.
Toronto Star art critic Peter Goddard has described Madeleine Lamont’s paintings as “great romantic gestures.” Her aim is to piece together an organic beauty in a fleeting psychological moment. “She does, sumptuously.”