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.
Paperbark, wire, floral tape, emu feathers
Installation view of 'Wominjeka: A New Beginning' at Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne 2015
Photography by James Henry