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Maddie Rose Hills (b.1993, UK) currently lives and works in Amsterdam. She has a Masters in Art and Material Histories, and her practice moves between painting, sculpture, writing and curating, always with a fascination for materials. Hills' work has been exhibited in London, Barcelona, St Moritz and Paris, and is in the collections of the British Airways, Freshfields Lawfirm and NLC Venture Builder as well as further private collections. Her current digital project explores materials through the eyes of artists and writers.

Current projectMater

2022- Current: Mater is a research platform exploring materials through the eyes of artists, researchers, writers, philosophers, gardeners, biodesigners and more


2020- 2021             Masters in Art & Material Histories, City  & Guilds London

2012-2015               BA Drawing and Applied Arts, UWE, First Class Honours

2011-2012                Art Foundation, Bournemouth Arts University

Public Collections

Future Materials Bank, Maastricht

NLC European Healthcare Venture Builder, Amsterdam

Freshfields Lawfirm, London

British Airways, Aberdeen


- Where You Are Not, Copeland Gallery, London. Artists: Tess Williams, Florence Sweeney, Tom Pope, Alexander Mourant, Simone Mudde, Katrina Russell Adams, Matilda Little

The Christmas Show, London. Artists: Chica Seal, Fujiko Rose, Ines Fernandes de Cordova, Sophie Nicoll, Rose Electra Harris, Beth Rodway, Georgia Grinter

- The Flying Dutchman, A collaborative painting project, 2017




Open Studios, Amsterdam


MA Degree Show, City & Guilds London

21, Superglue Collective, London

Metis, Purselane

Becoming Habits, Studi0, St Moritz



Finkernackle X YAP, London

Sprout End of Residency Show, London



The Christmas Show, London

Young Artist Partnership, Buriton

Where You Are Not, Copeland Gallery, London

The Summer Show, Cadogan Contemporary, London



(Solo) The Long Winding Shore, Blue Shop Cottage, London

Young Artist Partnership, London

Emerging Artists, 45 Park Lane, London

The Flying Dutchman x Art Peckham, London



(Solo) Boundaries, Farmacy x Loughran Gallery, London

Female Founders Present, London

Science of Design, Chelsea Harbour, London



(Solo) Maddie Rose Hills x Kit and Ace, London

ReGenerate, YAP, London

Nothing to See Here, Square Gallery, London

Porta Romana x Paris Deco Off, Helene Bailey Gallery, Paris

ONE, Untitled BCN, Barcelona

Artist in Residence

2020 Sprout Artist Residency

2018 Beckenham Place Park Artist in Residence

2016 Wildfjords Artist in Residence


2023 Book launch of Elena Khurtova's Displace. Looiersgracht 60, NL

2022 Mater.Live, launch of Mater

2020 Blue Shop Cottage Instagram live

2019 Panel Talk, Chelsea College of Arts. 

2019 Panel Talk, The Christmas Show

Selected Interviews

Ocki Magil x Maddie Rose Hills


Superglue Collective

Where You Are Not  

Art Attack: Out of the Wilderness  

Selected Published Writing

Material Conversations, regular FAD segment

Robin James Sullivan, Assemblage  



Verity Babbs for Studi0  

Art Plugged

House and Garden

The Resident

Evening Standard

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