Madeleine Faith Williamson Pires is an artist, musician, and languages teacher, based between Manchester and Liverpool, UK. Her vision is to reveal, express and show beauty and truth through art and to assist those who want to articulate and express themselves in English and other languages.Madeleine2019

Madeleine believes art should inspire, affirm and resonate with the spirit of a person, and that developing one’s ability to communicate clearly will make the world a better place!

Madeleine writes and leads art courses at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, and at the Reader, Calderstones, through Liverpool-based art organisation Dot-Art. She also does art workshops in schools – please visit Dot Art Schools, Liverpool for more information in what it entails and how to book.

Latest Finished Paintings:

“We are all connected” 2019

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“We are all connected 2”, acrylic on canvas, 76x102cm, for sale £290

This abstract piece is based on a previous work of the same name, which explores the visual language of circles/worlds which are connected by a delicate interweaving thread.

“Endless Mystery” 2019

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“Endless Mystery”, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 121.9 x 91.4cm, reserved for exhibition

This piece is about endless mystery, or endless knowability. This piece has been accepted on the long list for the Chaiya Art Award 2020. Read a blog post about this painting

“Living, Breathing Tree” 2019

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“Living, Breathing Tree”, 100x75cm, Oil on canvas, SOLD

This is my artistic representation of the life and goodness which emanates from nature. Buy a print or card of this painting

“Glory Spill” (inspired by Eta Carinae) 1mx1m, oil on canvas

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This painting was inspired by “Eta Carinae”, a stellar system containing at least two stars with a combined luminosity greater than five million times that of the Sun. Like the nebulas, I feel they contain a visual model of expressing the intensity of  energy and passion that as humans we can feel inside ourselves….the exhilaration that surfers feel as they ride a wave, the intense devotion a mother feels for her baby; the fierce love between siblings; the endless compassion of parents for their children.

A recent viewer of this painting likened it to “the burning love of God”; yearning compassion to do everybody good, that cannot be contained, but which can be found deep within ourselves, if we are prepared to take an introspective journey.

“A Place of Clarity”, Acrylic on deep edge canvas, 50x61cm

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Inspired from a photo taken by Chris Owen

Taking a break from abstract/space scenes, I have been inspired to add to my collection of more realistic paintings including sunbeams. This one uses an impressionistic style, dividing up light into spots of pure colour. Like all my paintings, it is something to get lost in, to soothe the soul and feel rejuvenated by nature. READ MORE


I recently taught an “Art for Beginners” course at the Bluecoat, Liverpool. In early 2020 I am teaching an Abstract Art course at the Bluecoat on 26 Jan, 2, 9 Feb 2020 – this has now sold out, but do check Dot Art Creative Courses for future courses that I will be running.


Why not visit my art greeting cards and prints shop and create a thoughtful and original gift pack for your friends and family. HERE 


My proposal to do a joint exhibition with Haylea Archer and Rebecca Gardom at Dot Art gallery, Liverpool, has been accepted. “Abstract Expressionism” will take place at Dot Art gallery, Castle Street, Liverpool on 3rd July to 15th August. Email me me if you would like an invitation to the private view

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