Maureen Hodge - CV

Selected Exhibitions since 1996

‘The Woven Image’ The Barbican, London and British tour (6 venues)
Cartwright Hall, BRADFORD
Mappin Art Gallery, SHEFFIELD
SUNDERLAND City Arts Centre
Museum & Art Gallery NEWPORT
ABERDEEN Art Gallery

‘The Travelling Box Show’ Australian tour (ten venues)
CANBERRA School of Art. Australia National University
University of SOUTH QUEENSLAND. Toowoomba
S.W. College of T.A.F.E. Warrnambool. VICTORIA
Monash University, MELBOURNE
Art Gallery of TASMANIA, Launceston
University of Wollangong, N.S.W.
ADELAIDE Festival Centre. South Australia
Edith Cowan University, PERTH. Western Australia

‘Threads - Fiber Art in the 90s’ New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit NJ,  USA   
‘The Box of Delights’ Old Town Hall Art Gallery, Kedainiai Lithuania
Work from the collection at Szombathely Museum- shown in Prague, Czech Republic

‘Telling Tales’ Towner Art Gallery & Museum Eastbourne work from the Crafts' Council Collection

‘Recent Acquisitions’ Aberdeen City Art Gallery
‘First International Flag Biennale’ on the theme of Liberty, Szombathely Hungary
‘Twelfth Miniature Textile Biennale’ Szombathely Museum, Hungary

‘Woven Intimacies’ Members Gallery New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit NJ. USA
'Edinburgh Makers’ National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto Japan
Work from the collection in Szombathely Museum shown in Beckescsaba, Hungary

‘Second International Flag Biennale’ Szombathely, Hungary
‘Skyleo’ one person show Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

‘Meeting Points’ six Scottish & six Japanese Artists in Dialogue: an Exhibition for Japan 2001. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
‘TAPESTRYBritish Craft at SOFA Chicago 2001. Navy Pier, Chicago. Supported by Arts Council England and The British Council

‘Karpit’ Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
‘TAPESTRY’ work selected from the Crafts Council Collection 1973-2000. Crafts Council Committee Touring Exhibition, Crafts Council Gallery, London

‘Hmmm...’ work in David Shrigley’s Selection from the Permanent Collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

‘Object to Draw’ Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA  
Winner of the competition to design a Tapestry for the Scottish Parliament.

Scottish Parliament Tapestry for the Garden Foyer completed.

‘Artapestry’ North Jutland Art Museum, Aalborg Denmark, Krefeld Museum, Germany & Jean Lurcat Centre for Contemporary Tapestry, Angers, France

‘Twelfth International Triennale of Tapestry’ Lodz, Poland
‘Tapestries from the Permanent Collection’ Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Victoria Australia

‘Artapestry2’ North Jutland Art Museum, Aalborg Denmark, West Norway Museum of Arts, Bergen, Norway. Jean Lurcat Centre for Contemporary Tapestry, Angers, France and Konsthallen Art Museum, Lulea, Sweden. ‘Land’ exhibition during The Fine Art of Weaving Symposium ANU Canberra.

‘Vive la Tapisserie’ The French Institute, Edinburgh
‘Suas leis an Oir-Ghreus!!!’ An Lanntair Arts Centre, Stornaway
‘Third Triennale of Textile Art’ Szombathely, Hungary
‘Ninth International of Mini-Textiles’ Jean Lurcat Centre for Contemporary Tapestry, Angers, France
‘This is Now: From Drawing to Contexture’, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

‘Norwegian Tapestry in an International Context’ Trondheim Art Museum, Norway
"Hidden Histories/Partial Paradise"  Morley College Gallery London

‘Vive La Tapisserie! 2’ The French Institute, Edinburgh
‘Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries’ Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne

‘That was Then: This is NOW’ City Art Centre, Edinburgh

‘Vive la Tapisserie!! 3’ French Institute Edinburgh
‘Fourth Triennale of Textile Art’ Szombathely, Hungary
Avec ou sans eau? /Too web or not to web- X Triennale Internationale des mini-textiles - Jean Lurcat Centre for Contemporary Tapestry, Angers. France.

 "in perspeXtive" Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

Craft Generation - St Andrews Museum, St Andrews, and Dumfries

 Artapestry 4 Rovaniemi Museum Finland, Textil Museum für das Fürstentum in Lüneburg, Germany, Textile Kultur Haslach in Austria, ArtCentre Silkeborg Bad in Denmark 


Selected Commissions

Scottish Parliament
Crafts Council Collection, London.
Crawford Art Centre, University of St. Andrews
Brian Knox, London


Works in the Collections of

Victoria and Albert Museum
Scottish Gallery of Modern Art
Royal Museum of Scotland
University of Stirling
Crafts Council Collection, London
Contemporary Art Society subsequently gifted to the City Arts Centre, Edinburgh
Scottish Arts Council Collection subsequently gifted to the National Museum of Scotland
Crawford Art Centre, University of St. Andrew’s, subsequently gifted to Aberdeen City Art Gallery
Scottish Development Agency Collection, subsequently gifted to National Museum of Scotland
Hungarian National Textile Collection, Szombathely
Tweeddale Building Society
The List
Scottish Parliament Port Charlotte Whisky Centre Islay
Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Victoria Australia
Jean Lurcat Centre for Contemporary Tapestry Angers, France
Works in public and private collections in U.K., France, Holland, Switzerland, Norway, Canada, Australia and US


Writing by the artist

2012 Brief commentaries in ‘The Art of Modern Tapestry: Dovecot Studios since 1912’ book published in conjunction with Dovecot Centenary exhibition. Edinburgh International Festival.
2010 ‘Some Thoughts on Tapestry in Edinburgh’ Stroud Textile Festival catalogue.
2009 Introduction and ‘On Drawing’ in This is NOW: from Drawing to Contexture catalogue. Edinburgh International Art Festival 2009.
2009 Introduction and Afterword in ‘Vive la Tapisserie!’ catalogue.
2008 Appreciation of Archie Brennan (read by Susan Mowatt) at the Fine Art of Weaving Symposium at ANU Canberra.
2006 ‘Ellen Lenvik - en europeer med nordnorsk aksent’ - book to accompany Ellen Lenvik’s retrospective ‘30 years - 30 tapestries’ co author with Randi Nygaard Lium.
2000 Catalogue for Joanne Soroka’s travelling exhibition, Canada, New York and UK.
1998 Catalogue for Fiona Hutchison’s travelling exhibition.
1995 Catalogue for Ellen Lenvik’s exhibition, ‘Billevev’. Oslo.
1985 ‘British Craft Textiles’ edited by Ann Sutton, Tapestry section published by Collins.
1980 ‘Masterweavers’ a definitive history of the Dovecot Studios, co-authored with Fiona Mathison,published by the SAC and Canongate to coincide with the Edinburgh International Festival exhibition of the same name.
1978 ‘Scottish Tapestry - Archie Brennan’. Craft Chronicles.
1976 ‘Small Tapestries’ Exhibition catalogue. SAC 2002.
Organiser and Speaker on ‘Professional Practice: how to stay afloat after college’ for the third Edinburgh Sessions Seminar ECA .
Speaker on the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘A Stitch in Time’ (Jan 1999).
Speaker at V&A seminar ‘The Woven Image’ (11.08.98).
Speaker at the seminar ‘Luxury Art to Fibre Art’ at UEA, Norwich (14.03.98)
Introduction - for The Edinburgh Sessions ECA 1998. ‘Drawing in the Digital Age : a necessity or an irrelevance?’
‘Its Tapestry, Kirk, But Not As You Know It’ - paper for the first ‘The Edinburgh Sessions - a TAPESTRY SEMINAR’ 1996.


Publications about the artist

‘Fine Art Weaving’ Irene Waller. Batsford
‘Out of the Dovecot’ Craftwork. July/August 1978
‘Tapestries for Today’ Scots Magazine. August 1981
‘Tapestry’ by Barty Phillips. Phaidon 1994
‘Daily Telegraph’ (27.01.96)
Shuttle, Spindle and Dye Pot ‘Contemporary Tapestry’ (USA Fall 96 edition) SENSHOKU Alpha, 1998, Japanese magazine
‘Crafts’ magazine (Jan/Feb99) in the series ‘Sources of Inspiration’
Article in ArtSPACE ( Japanese Magazine. August 1999)
‘Artwork’- Parliamentary Priviledge - September/October 2004
‘Homes & Interiors Scotland’ November 2004
‘L'Age D'Or’, inset in Artapestry 2 catalogue at Jean Lurcat Gallery of Contemporary Tapestry, Angers 2010
‘Artwork’ - Long Live la Tapisserie - en Ecosse! - no154 March-April 2011
‘Tapestry Weaving: Design & Technique’ - Joanne Soroka 2011
‘Tapestry: a Woven Narrative’ - by Timothy Wilcox, Caron Penney and Fiona Mathison - Black Dog Publishing 2012


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