Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Madeleine Cutrona studied Anthropology and Studio Art at the University of Rochester and graduated with honors in 2008. She earned her MFA at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2012. Cutrona is a visual artist, former server, one-time automated wheelchair salesperson, artist-teacher, and arts service provider. Cutrona is the founding administrator of Bargain Basement University where students barter for knock-off college credentials. Cutrona makes art about the world around her and the world she wants to exist.

Cutrona’s solo exhibition, Often Times Other People Win was recently exhibited at School 33 Art Center in Baltimore, MD. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.