Maureen Hodge

Scottish (born 1941)
Maureen Hodge A Hill For My Friend 1976

Biography

Born 1941
Nationality Scottish

Maureen Hodge is a Scottish tapestry artist. Born in Perth, Hodge studied stained glass and tapestry at Edinburgh College of Art from 1959-64. After graduating she became the first female tapestry weaver appointed at Dovecot Studios, a tapestry studio formerly known as Edinburgh Tapestry Company. Hodge collaborated with modern and contemporary artists at Dovecot including Eduardo Paolozzi, David Hockney, and Robert Motherwell to create large-scale tapestries. Throughout her time at Dovecot, Hodge taught tapestry at Edinburgh College of Art, and in 1973 she became Head of the tapestry department. She later joined Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh as Senior Lecturer in charge of Tapestry where she remained until her retirement in 2006. Hodge continues to weave tapestries of her own design and has exhibited widely in Scotland and internationally.