Maggie Hilditch is a painter, craftmaker & art trainer, based in Liverpool.
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.
Maggie’s other interests include Mental Health & Wellbeing. From 2008-10 Maggie was Artist-in-Residence at Wotton Lawn Hospital (2gether NHS Foundation Trust) in Gloucestershire. Maggie volunteers as a Chaplaincy Assistant with Merseycare NHS.
In 2009 Maggie was awarded an NHS 'ROSCA' (Recognising Outstanding Service and Contribution Awards) Unsung Hero award by the 2gether Trust, for services to mental health.
Maggie with the Merseycare Chaplaincy Team, Clockview Hospital Chapel 2016
Maggie with Bishop Libby Lane at her 'esse-scapes' exhibition private view, Foxhill House, July 2018
Maggie is represented by Dot Art, a Liverpool-based consultancy specialising in work by local artists, available for sale and rental.