Furniture Maker, Educator
Kristina Madsen was trained in furniture making in 1975 – 79 by British master craftsman, David Powell, at the Leeds Design Workshop in Easthampton, MA. She was Artist-in-Residence in the School of Art at the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania in 1988. Her awards include the New England Foundation for the Arts Regional Fellowship for Visual Artists in 1997; a Fulbright Grant to study woodcarving in Fiji in 1991; and a National Endowment for the Arts Craftsman’s Fellowship in 1981. Madsen’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; Fine Arts Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.