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Maggy Rozycki Hiltner: Vantage Point

Public Lecture, 2/13/2020, 2:00 p.m. in 216 Home Ec. Bldg.

Recurring Date Info:
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
Home Economics Building, East Campus
1650 N. 35th Street
Rosanne Samuelson, (402) 472-5449,
Maggy Rozycki Hiltner is a full-time studio artist and activist living in Red Lodge, Montana. She comes from a family of makers: her mother and grandmothers needlepointed pillows, made quilts and stitched or knitted their clothes and toys; her father built odd things and cooked outrageous meals and painted murals in their home.

Hiltner searches antique shops, thrift stores and yard sales for embroidered linens, collecting the brightly colored flowers, foliage, and animals that appear in her work. What she cannot find she hand-stitches and mixes in with the collected embroidery. She uses the familiarity of the stitch along with seemingly lighthearted and cheerful designs to convey more serious subject matter. She often uses humor and Dick and Jane-style characters to tell her stories, and very rarely is everything quite what it seems.

Free and open to the public.

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