Georgia MacGuire is a contemporary Indigenous artist based in the Central Goldfields, Victoria. She has been a practicing artist since 2000 and completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) from Deakin University, Melbourne in 2004. Since completing her studies, Macguire relocated to a rural environment in the Central Goldfields. She is drawn to materials that reconnect her to traditional craft practices. Her work has been selected for a number of awards and scholarships and she has recently received the CAL Victorian Indigenous Art Award for three dimensional works and the People’s Choice prize. Recent exhibitions include; Both Sides of the Street, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, 2015; The F Word, Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat, 2014; Ill Fitted, Forty Five Downstairs, Melbourne, 2014; Small Treasures, Big Ideas, Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Maryborough. Georgia MacGuire's work is held in public collections including City of Melbourne and Ararat Regional Art Gallery.
Georgia MacGuire (Wurundjeri) Emblem 2015
Paperbark, wire, floral tape, emu feathers
Installation view of 'Wominjeka: A New Beginning' at Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne 2015
Photography by James Henry