MAGGY ROZYCKI HILTNER                    

Post Office Box 1527 Red Lodge, MT  59068              

(406) 425 - 2031           


Born 1975, Vineland, NJ

BFA, Syracuse University, 1993

Studio Assistant, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, 1998


2020    Vantage Point, Amelia Center Gallery, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL

2019     Vantage Point, Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

             What Lies Beneath, Emerson Center for Arts and Culture, Bozeman, MT

             Vantage Point, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

2018     Vantage Point, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA

              Not Quite Sew, Ruth Funk Center for Textile Art, Melbourne, FL

2017      Vantage Point, BNY Satellite Gallery, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg, PA

              What Lies Beneath, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

2016      Vantage Point, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

2015      Vantage Point, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT

              Vantage Point, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, AZ

2013      Camp, tart Gallery, Bozeman, MT

              Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

2011       Summer Providence, tart, Bozeman, MT

2010      Cruel Truths & Kind Lies, Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT

2009     Maggy Rozycki Hiltner/ Familiar Faces, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008      The Seditious Stitch, Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, The Center, Hailey, ID

2007      One Way Or The Other, Steckline Gallery, Newman University, Wichita, KS

2005      Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

              Sweet and Strange Narratives, Earle Wright Gallery, Cowley College, Ark City, KS

2004      Domestic Plastic, Friendship Gallery, McPherson College, McPherson, KS

              Subversive Stitches, Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb, IL

2003      Domestic Plastic, Steckline Gallery, Newman University, Wichita, KS

2002      Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, KS

2001      Nine-Patch, Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

1999      Maggy Rozycki Hiltner/Mixed Media Textiles, The Wellness Center, Billings, MT

1998      Few, Some, Many: Stitched Imagery and Sculpture, Northwest Gallery, Powell, WY

1997      Symbols and Vestments: BFA thesis exhibition, Westcott Community Center, Syracuse, NY



2019      Comix, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, OH

              Small Works: SDA Member Show, Contemporary Art Projects, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

              North X Northwest, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT

              Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie, Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN

              Fiberart International, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

              Conceptual Realism, SAGE Community Arts, Sheridan, WY

2018      Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

              Reinterpretation as Resistance, SJSU Art Galleries, San Jose, CA

              Transformation 10: Contemporary Works in Found Materials, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

              Making Change: The Art and Craft of Activism, Museum of Design Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

              Montana Found, Radius Gallery, Missoula, MT

              Salina Biennial: Contemporary Art from the Mountain-Plains Region, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

2017      Subversive/Domestic, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, VA

              Small Works: SDA at 40, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

              Art of Time, National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia, PA

              Hindsight: Four Alumni, SUArt Galleries, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

              txt me, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS

2016      Uncommon Threads: A Celebration of Fiber Arts, Bigfork Art & Cultural Center, Bigfork, MT

              Social Justice: It Happens to One, It Happens to All, St. Mary's College Museum of Art, Morago, CA

              Summer Invitational, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

              Fool’s Paradise, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT

              Complex: The Art in Mixed Media, Embroiderer’s Guild of America Headquarters, Louisville, KY

              Notions: New Work by Maggy Rozycki Hiltner and Shalene Valenzuela, tart Gallery, Bozeman, MT

2015       Visaural: Sight, Sound and Action, Nave Annex Gallery, Somerville, MA

               Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and New Edge, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

               Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and New Edge, The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

               Re:MEMBERS, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

               A Common Thread, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA

2014       Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky’s the Limit, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA

              Focus: Fiber 2014, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

              Art We Use, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

2013       Sweet Corn Suckers & Hot Honey Bears, with David Hiltner, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT                          

              The Connective Thread: Wearable to Sculptural Fibers, Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY

2012       BAM Biennial 2012: High Fiber Diet, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

              Diamond Leaves: Artist Books from around the World, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

              Material Matters, Peerless Gallery and Worksite, Omaha, NE

              “And then…,” with Pattie Chalmers and Gerit Grimm, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

              In Stitches, Long Island Beach Foundation of the Arts, Loveladies, NJ

2011       Green: the Color and the Cause, The Textile Museum, Washington, DC

              Play, The Textile Center, New York, NY

              Rocky Mountain Textile Invitational, Nicolaysen Museum, Casper, WY

              Girls, Girls, Girls, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

2010      Mom, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT

              Stitch: Modern Embroidery, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE

              (in conjunction with the Textile Society of America 12th Biennial Symposium

             "Textiles and Settlement: From Plains Space to Cyber Space")

              Out of the Wild, with Kate Durkin and Abby Glassenberg, Art Star, Philadelphia, PA

              More Than Fiber, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA

              Three X Ten, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009      Generously Odd: Craft Now, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

              XX/4, Fisch Haus Invitational, Fisch Haus, Wichita, KS

              Social(Virus), NURTUREart Gallery, New York, NY

              It’s just like I’ve always been there, My House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

              Raised in Craftivity, Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

2008      Paper Jam, My House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

              Figuratively Speaking, Visions Art Quilt Gallery, San Diego, CA

              Time Flies, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007      Traditional Skills, New Thinking, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffolk, England

              Raised in Craftivity, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

              Modern Fables, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

              Gender Stitchery, Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, MN

              Sugar Buzz, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY

              Pins and Needles, with Melissa Haviland, Lederer Gallery, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY                       

              Back to the Fifties, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY

2006      New Embroidery, Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery, Portland, OR

               Embroidered Stories/Knitted Tales, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

               Art In Textiles/ 3 Perspectives, shack up, Bozeman, MT

               Summertime, Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Needle Culture, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

               The Family Experience, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2005      The Subversive Stitch, Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

              Extra/ordinary: fiber artists rethinking art…, The Cube at Beco, Kansas City, MO

              Surfaced, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

              Constants & Variables, Lynn Foundation Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2004      Cross-Stitch: Craft Redefined, The Bank/Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

               birdsandfish, CityArts, Wichita, KS

              River Market Regional Exhibition, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

              New Directions in Fiber, CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO

2003      Short Stories, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

              Fiber Focus 2003, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO

              Taking Shape: 10 Artists Reveal Their Processes, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

2002      Gone Wrong, CityArts, Wichita, KS

              The Yellow Line, The Art Corridor, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX

              6th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, CityArts, Wichita, KS

              Fiber Arts 2002, Gallery 510, Decatur, IL

              Small Expressions 2002, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2001      Kansas Artist Craftsman Invitational, Delmar Riney Gallery, Pratt, KS

              Director’s Show 2001, CityArts, Wichita, KS  

              32nd Smoky Hill Exhibition, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS 

              Fiber Directions 2001, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS 

2000      CRAFTFORMS 2000, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

              Fiber & Textile Exhibit, Crossman Gallery, UW-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI 

              Natürlich, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, KS

              Transfusion, ACME Gallery, Wichita, KS

1999      Small Works, ACME Gallery, Wichita, KS

              USA Craft Today 99, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

1998      Arrowmont Summer Assistants Exhibition, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN

              Feats of Clay XI, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA

              Seeing Red, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

              Women, Art, Change, Westcott Community Center, Syracuse, NY

1997      Hunger, ArtSpace/Lima Center for the Visual Arts, Lima, OH

              Monarch National Ceramic Competition, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, AL             

              rhymerhythmritual, Women's Information Center, Syracuse, NY

              The Bed Show, The Drawing Room, Syracuse, NY

1996      Stitchery at Syracuse, Central New York Embroidery Guild, Liverpool, NY

              Inspired By Nature, Thousand Islands Craft School, Clayton, NY

              Healing Works, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Blueroom, Installation with Jenny Kanzler and Elise Kendrot, The Drawing Room, Syracuse, NY

1995      White Swelling, Installation with Jenny Kanzler, The Drawing Room, Syracuse, NY

              Undergrad Abrasive Show, Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY

              Dimension Dementia, Printmaking Council Gallery, Somerville, NJ



2019       L. Kent Wolgamott. “Embroidered cloth panel installation...takes smart look at environmental destruction” 

               Lincoln Journal Star, (Oct 31)

               Allyssa Gutierrez. “Artist displays alarming environmental trends…” The Daily Nebraskan, (Oct 8)

               Ryan Berry. “Inaugural North X Northwest to showcase…” Billings Gazette, (Sept 12)

               Staff Writer, “Enjoy Guide” Billings Gazette, (June 12)

               Jo Anne Triplett. Form Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie” LEO Weekly, (May 22)

               Jeremy Chisenhall. “…‘Form, Not Function’ exhibit highlights innovation in quiltmaking” Insider Louisville, (May 2)

               Rachel Hergett. “…Hiltner pushing boundaries of folk art.” Bozeman Daily Chronicle, (Feb 8)

               Marga Lincoln. “Helena’s Holter Museum of Art to feature 2 new shows.” Independent Record, (Jan 10)

2018       Excellence in Fiber IV, Fiber Art Now, Winter 2018/2019

               Art Beat. “ Speaking Volumes: Helena exhibit challenges bigotry,” Lively Times, (Oct 30)

               Ellen Fischer.  “A wrinkle of irony….” Melbourne Beach Insider, Issue 27 (July 5) pp 11-12

               Cory Walsh. “In ‘Montana Found’, objects are imbued with new meanings.” Missoulian, (Mar 8)

2017        Danielle M. Antonetti, “What Lies Beneath,” Missoula Valley Lifestyle, (July), pp 24-30

               Erika Frederickson. “…reconstitutes the symbols of American quilting.” Missoula Independent, (May 25)

               Corey Walsh. “Sharp Message, Soft Material.” Missoulian, (Jun 16)

2016        Shirley Kay Wolfersperger. "Complex: The Art in Mixed Media." Needlearts, Vol 47, # 3, June 2016

2015        Jaci Webb."Billings, Red Lodge artists among state innovation award winners." Billings Gazette, (Dec 21)

               Kristi Niemeyer. "Congrats to..." Montana Arts Council State of the Arts, July/Aug 2015, p3

               Jaci Webb. “Red Lodge artist Hiltner is new Artist-in Residence at YAM’s Visible Vault. “Billings Gazette, (Sept 10)

               Nic Wiesinger. “Vantage Point at Mesa Arts Center.” The Arts Beacon, June 19

               Staff Writer. “Providence.” (image) Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, Issue 182, Spring 2015, p 51

2014        Cassie. Bielecki. “Museum exhibits art you can feel.” The Gannon Knight, (Nov 5)

2013        Junko Yazaki. Stitch Show, Tokyo, Japan: BNN international, July 2013

               Staff Writer. “Two Fiber Art Exhibits at UM.” The Missoulan, (March 8)

               Sharie Pyke. “Art Auction 45…What Artists Say.” The Billings Outpost, (Feb 28)

2012        The Armchair Traveler. “Object of Affection.” Interview, October 2012

               Alexis M. Adams. “Textile Twist.” Big Sky Journal, (Arts 2012) pp 120-125

               Sally Deskins. “Well-crafted Collaboration.” The Reader, Omaha, (May 27)

               Victoria Lassonde. “Fiber Art Looms Large....” The Sandpaper, May 24

               Brigitte Martin. Humor in Craft. Essay by Jill Foote-Hutton. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, April 2012

2011        Alexis M. Adams. “Maggy Rozycki Hiltner.” Yellowstone Valley Woman, (Dec/Jan) pp 34-37

               Janet Koplos. “The Meaning of Green.” American Craft, (Aug/Sept) pp 26-27

               Susan Stamberg. “Celebrating Green: As Color, As Concept, As Cause.” NPR, (April 20)

               “Green: the Color and the Cause.” Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, Issue 166 Volume XLII No.2, Spring 2011

2010       Joetta Maue. “Future Heirlooms.” Mr. X Stitch: Contemporary Embroidery & Needlecraft blog, (Dec 3)

               Mollie Baker. “Maggy Rozycki Hiltner: Double Take.” Fiberarts, (Sept/Oct) p 72

               Jaci Webb. “Fiber Artist puts new spin on homespun.” Billings Gazette, (Feb 12)

2009       Ashley McLean Emenegger. "Season Openers-Editors' Picks.” THE magazine, (Sept)

               Stacy Davies.  “Macrame Made Hip.” Inland Empire Weekly, (Mar 6)

2008       Rachel Abrahamson. "Dreamweavers, The substance of textile arts." Boise Weekly, (Apr 2)

               Karen Bossick. "One Way or the Other - a unique look at nostalgia." The Wood River Journal, (Feb 19)

               Laura Caruso. "Maggy Rozycki Hiltner at The Center, Hailey." SunValleyonline, (Feb 15)

2007       Martha Schwendener. “Sugar Buzz.” The New York Times, (May 11)

               Prudence F. Roberts. “New Embroidery: Not Your Grandma’s Doily.” Selvedge, Issue 14

               Bean Gilsdorf. “New Embroidery: Not Your Grandma’s Doily.” Fiberarts, (Jan/Feb) pp 60, 61

2006       Robert Taylor. “Yarn art gets a modern makeover at Bedford.” ContraCostra Times, (Sept 28)

               Natasha Boas. “Modern Landscapes.” domino, (September) pp 66–69

               Jessica Hemmings. “Child’s Play.” embroidery, (March/April) pp 16-19

2005       Liz Good. “Under the Surface.” Fiberarts, (September/October) p 80

               Rebecca Braverman. “Extra/Ordinary: Fiber Artists Rethinking Art and Everyday Life.” The Pitch, (June 9)

                Blair Shulman. “Future Stitch.” Review, (March) p 46

2004       Theresa Bembnister and Gina Kaufman. “Cross Stitch, Craft Medium Redefined.” The Pitch, (Nov 5)

                Robin Trafton. “Midwest Visions.” The Kansas City Star, (July 30) p 31

                Jonathan Hicks.  “A Stitch in Time.” The Western Courier, (April 8)

               Fiberarts Design Book 7, Asheville, NC: Lark Books, Spring 2004

               Maria Buszek. “Riddles of the Self.” Review, (February) p 57

2003       Kate Hackman. “Pop culture inspires ‘Stories’ exhibit.” The Kansas City Star, (Dec 12) p 21

               Chris Shull. “Maid in Wichita.” The Wichita Eagle, (Jan 24) p 24C

               Nancy Hull.  “The Process of Art.” The Salina Journal, (Jan 17) pp 1,7D

2002       Staff Writer. “Maggy Rozycki Hiltner.” Portfolio, American Craft, (Dec/Jan) p 62

2001       Lori Linenberger and Chris Shull. “Ornamental Art.” The Wichita Eagle, (Dec 16) p 1, 2E 

               Linda Gebert. “KACA Fall Conference Pratt Community College.” KACA Craftsletter, Fall 2001

               Chris Shull. “A Stitch In Time.” The Wichita Eagle, (Feb. 4) p 8D

2000      Victoria Donohoe. “Three area venues host national exhibits.”Philadelphia Inquirer, (Dec. 31) p 1

               Marie Fowler. “CraftForms 2000 honors local artists in Wayne.” Arcade, (Dec. 7)

1999        Michael Carmichael. “The Road to Art.” Veranda, (May-June) p 132

1998        Staff Writer. “Fabric Art on Display at Northwest Gallery.” Northwest Trail, (Nov. 12) p 8

               Staff Writer. “Fiber Art on Display in Powell.” The Billings Gazette, (Nov.6) p 12D 

               Staff Writer. “Hands-on Experience.”(image) The Mountain Press, (July 14) p A9

1997        Sally Vallongo. “Probing Hunger Through Art.” The Blade: Toledo, Ohio, (Nov. 5) pp 37, 39 



2019      Honorable Mention, Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie, Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN

             Excellence in Fiber IV, Fiber Art Now, Winter 2018/2019

2017      Finalist, Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg, PA

             Montana Arts Council Strategic Investment Grant

2015      Montana Arts Council Artist’s Innovation Award, Visual Arts

             Artist-In-Residence, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT

             Presenter, 10 x 10 x 20: Socially Engaged Work, SDA Made/Aware Intensive

2014      Jurors Choice: Honorable Mention, Art We Use, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

2001      Juror’s Choice: Honorable Mention, Director’s Show 2001, CityArts, Wichita, KS

              Juror’s Merit Recognition, 32nd Smoky Hill Exhibition, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS

             Presenter, Kansas Artist Craftsman Invitational, Delmar Riney Gallery, Pratt, KS

2000     Honorable Mention, Fiber & Textile Exhibit, Crossman Gallery, U. of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI



Surface Design Association      

Embroiderer’s Guild of America         

Studio Art Quilt Association           

Fiber Art Network



National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia, PA

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Melbourne, FL

University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa City, IA

Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT                  

© 2020 Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, Sophie Hiltner