Madelene is a Swedish born designer based in New York since 2015. She began her educational journey with advertising at Berghs School of Communication in Stockholm, before continuing at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, then switched her major to graphic design and transferred to School of Visual Arts in New York. She has as of summer 2019 graduated and earned a BFA in Graphic Design with a focus in Typography.


School of Visual Arts — Graphic Design, NY
Academy of Art — Advertising, SF
Berghs School of Communication — Advertising, SWE
Beckmans College of Design — Visual Communications, Evening School, SWE


Ogilvy — Design Intern, NY
BuzzFeed News — Design Intern, NY
ahl&co — Freelance Designer, NY
School of Visual Arts, Peter Ahlberg — Teaching Assistance, Design Procedures
Blekinge Posten — AD Summer substitute, SWE
Albinsson & Sjöberg Publishing — Layout Design Trainee, SWE 


Öppna Sinnen Påskutställning — Art Exhibition, SWE
SVA Chelsea Gallery — Art Exhibition Beyond Optics, NY
SVA Gramercy Gallery — Art Exhibition Facsimiles, NY



2019, ADC, Young Ones, Merit — Sten Typeface
2018, Young Ones Portfolio, Winner,  — Graphic Design
2018, ADC, Young Ones, Merit — Everyday Epidemic
2018, One Show, Young Ones, Merit — Everyday Epidemic
2017, One Show, Young Ones, Merit — The Ultimate Driver


“Madelene Wikskaer uses collage, photography and
painting to depict the chaos and beauty of humanity.” – Facsimiles