Georgia MacGuire (Wurundjeri)

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; I never painted my dreams, I painted my reality at Kingston Arts, Moorabbin, 50 shades of Blak at Blak Dot Gallery, Brunswick, Festival of Pacific Arts – GUAM and the Wyndham Art Award, Wyndham Cultural Centre, Werribee. Georgia MacGuire's work is held in public collections including City of Melbourne and Ararat Regional Art Gallery.