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; 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.