The Reader is delighted to host exhibition from local artist Maggie Hilditch. This comes as part of The Reader’s work with dot-art to curate a rolling programme of exhibitions of local artists work within the Mansion at Calderstones Park.
The display areas are located within the reception area, hall & main corridor. Art work on display is available to buy via the shop.
About the Artist:
Maggie Hilditch is a painter, craftmaker & art trainer, based in Liverpool. Maggie works in acrylics and oils on paper and canvas, layering colour to form texture and depth. This series features abstracts, land & seascapes and flowers.
Maggie studied Fine Art at Manchester University and Glasgow School of Art, and Fashion & Textiles at Middlesex University (Cat Hill Arts Campus). She worked briefly as a fashion designer before returning to Middlesex University to complete a PGCE in Secondary Art Teaching with Special Needs Education, after which she worked in secondary teaching.
Maggie has been part of the JC2000 Millennium initiative and ‘cre8.ed’ teams (freelance artists, musicians, actors & dancers) teaching values, citizenship, and religious education through the creative arts. For many years Maggie has facilitated and led creative workshops in various settings, including schools, churches, theatres, health facilities and retreat centres. Most recently Maggie has ventured into leading art-based retreats.
trio: three seasons; three styles
trio: from the Latin ‘tres’, meaning a group of three
trio is a collection of artworks created over the past few years, reflecting three different styles of painting and corresponding life seasons.