Madison Cahill, AKA MMC Doodles, is a young artist who also happens to have autism. Art is her whole world, and she begins to create mere moments after awakening. Not only does she have an affinity for putting her own unique twist on fan art inspired by pop culture's tv and movie content, but she has also created dozens of her own well developed original characters. Madison draws these characters throughout their lifespan, portraying their triumphs, tribulations and interpersonal dynamics. She has a true gift for capturing their emotions.
Madison's inspiration has been drawn from many different artists, such as Walt Disney, Leonardo DaVinci, and Pablo Picasso. She has also found an online art community on Instagram and YouTube, which encourage a supportive environment for artwork like hers. Her mediums include ink, alcohol blending markers and pencil. She has also used gauche and watercolor.
Madison's artwork has been displayed several times over the last few years. She is affiliated with Strokes of Genius, Inc, who encourages, supports, and empowers the artistic ABILITIES of individuals on the autism spectrum. Her work has been shown with SOG alongside savant artists such as Stephen Wiltshire and Temple Grandin. She has participated is exhibitions in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and in various areas of New York's Hudson Valley.
Currently Madison is storytelling in various ways with Tink Tank Animate, a Detroit based company, having already created her first short animation. She was also previously a virtual student with Exceptional Minds studio in Los Angeles.
Through her art, she is becoming a strong self advocate for herself. Her artist's journey is leading her to develop social skills and giving her a head start in entrepreneurial skills. She's rapidly identifying her goals, both short term and long term. She is most recently engaging in sales, trade shows, and is now developing an online store. Madison is on a mission to maintain herself as an ARTIST FIRST!
"The brave men did not kill the dragons. The brave men rode them."