Madelyn is a writer, photographer and the founder of The Luminous Elephant Arts Studio in Vancouver B.C. Her studio teaches bright, imaginative workshops in the Arts to children and adults – and is one of the happiest places around! The joy of creating resonates so deeply in Madelyn and designing bold curriculum in the Arts is one of her greatest joys.

Madelyn also leads enthusiastic groups on Photo tours around the very best places in Vancouver, sharing her passion for our breathtaking city. Enamoured with life's most noteworthy beauties, (there is something magical about everyone and everything!) Madelyn covers a palette of lifestyle topics that have been published in several print and online outlets. Her writing and photography has been featured in publications all over the world and her photography is represented by Getty Images.  

While Madelyn  is  delighted with what she has created, the touchstone of her heart is the love she shares with her family and the ways she is moved to make a difference in the world.

She adores life in Vancouver and belongs to a very wonderful, loving family. Madelyn cherishes her beautiful children Tess and Noah with all of her soul. Oh! And Lucy and Romeo as well - the sweetest dogs in the whole wide world.


Madelyn teaches the following classes: