Humpday Haiku: Madeline Winter

Maddy’s recent works are reflections about motherhood. Like Maddy, the paintings are funny and unapologetically honest, presenting a counter experience to the “beautiful and natural process of having a child.” In her statement she writes, “even though gestation and parenting is a normal and organic experience, some (most) days it felt anything but.”

By using painting (a historically male-dominated trade) as a framework for talking about women’s health, Maddy’s works are quietly subversive – potentially the most powerful form of subversion.

You can view more of her work here:

Here is the haiku she wrote about her work:



To Tease



Reclining Nude



Water Birth 



Pajama Party



In Utero 

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