About Madelyn

Madelyn Mulvaney - the luminous elephant.jpg
Each of us is an artist of our days; the greater our awareness, the more creative our time will become.
— John O'Donohue

Madelyn is a teacher, speaker, photographer and passionate advocate for self awareness through the arts. Founder of the Luminous Elephant art studio, she creates bright, imaginative curriculum in the arts for children and adults. Writer for various print and online magazines, photographer for Getty images.

Madelyn's mission is JOY and to help people of all ages find their true voice and make the world a more colourful, good-hearted community. She is the energy behind the Luminous Girls – Friendship Club (for girls ages 10-14), a heart based club for girls celebrating their unique spirit. 

She loves mango green and tangerine, jam making, French New Wave films, food trucks, bicycles, picnics, rummaging through thrift stores, morning coffee, bookshop afternoons, silver linings – and on and on. 

The touchstone of her heart is the love she shares with family, friends, her beautiful children, Tess and Noah – and her Bernese Mountain dog Lucy. Maddie adores stories of love and triumph.


Madelyn is thrilled to be a nominee for the 2019 Women of Influence Award:

Madelyn Mulvaney Nominee for RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

Madelyn teaches the following class: