Madeleine Lamont was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She graduated from York University with a BFA Honours degree in 1990. Since then she has received numerous grants and awards from The Canada Arts Council, The Ontario Arts Council and The Toronto Arts Council. She has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally. Ms. Lamont has been an active member of many art collectives including The House Project and Farrago. She has won several private and public commissions for her work including The Art on Public Lands Prize at The Clarington Visual Arts Center, Ontario. Most recently her work will be profiled on the prestigious Deans Card for the University of Toronto Law School.