Biography and exhibitions

Lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland


1992-94 Edinburgh College of Art, MFA Drawing and Painting
1987-92 University of Edinburgh/Edinburgh College of Art, MA Fine Art
1993 Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio


2019 Visual Artist & Craft Maker Award, Glasgow Life / Creative Scotland
2008 Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Awards for Visual Artists, nominee
2008/2006 British Council Travel Award
2005-2010 ACME Fire Station Residency, London
2004 Artist in Residence, Durham Cathedral
2004 North East Arts Award
2001 London Arts Board Visual Artists’ Award
1997-99 Core Program, Artist in Residence, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1996/1994 Scottish Arts Council Visual Arts Grant
1995-96 Painting Fellowship, Cheltenham School of Art
1993 Artist in Residence, Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio


2019 Maggie Hills: Used Paintings, Bill’s Junk, Houston
2008 Blunderland, Optical Project, Houston
2005 Maggie Hills, Galerie Foert, KURT WINTERLAGER, Berlin
2004 dream as if your life depends on it, Reg Vardy Gallery, University of Sunderland
2004 Island View, Durham City Art Gallery, Durham
2004 Maggie Hills, Galerie Garanin, Berlin
2003 D i s c o mountain, Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin


2022 RSA 196th Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2019 Alight, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2015 History of Painting Revisited, The Function Room, London
2015 Autocatalyctic Future Games, no format, London
2014 Upstairs at the Marksman, London
2008 Learning by Doing, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2007 salty tears, frederik foert berlin, Berlin
2006 The fine Art of separating people from their money, frederik foert berlin, Berlin
2006 Horizont, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
2005 Fever, Simultanhalle, Cologne
2004 the future is empty, easy to convince and ours, floral graffiti project, Vardy Gallery off-site project, Sunderland (with Katrina Moorhead)
2004 Agents of Fortune, Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin
1999 Material Process Memory, TFAA, Austin, Texas
1999 A Long Drawing and Some Paintings about Longing, (with Paul Whiting), Robert McClain & Co., Houston
1999 Core ‘99, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1994 Aerial, locations throughout Edinburgh