Madeleine Boyd is an artist and curator. She has degrees in Biology and Environmental Science. She also studied sculpture and performance at the National Art School. In  2016, Boyd completed her PhD at Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), where she also received a Master of Studio Arts in 2005. Madeleine currently writes and curates for the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the New Materialism in Contemporary Art research cluster at SCA. She has presented at several academic conferences and published papers in journals including Antennae: Journal of Nature in Visual Culture.