Madeline Peckenpaugh was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island. She is an MFA Painting candidate at the Rhode Island School of Design, and she earned her BFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2015. She was awarded the KCAC Museum Artist Residency in Patan, Nepal, given by the PAFA Fellowship. She has had two solo exhibitions with Seraphin Gallery in Philadelphia, and has exhibited with Avery Galleries, Gross McCleaf Gallery, and Schmidt/Dean Gallery in the Philadelphia area along with Gelman Gallery and Sol Koffler Gallery in Providence, Rhode Island. She has work in the permanent collection of the Woodmere Art Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and Brown University.