EXHIBITIONS

2016 I never painted my dreams, I painted my reality, Kingston Arts, Moorabbin
2016 50 shades of Blak, Blak Dot Gallery, Brunswick
2016 Festival of Pacific Arts – GUAM
2016 Wyndham Art Award, Wyndham Cultural Centre, Werribee
2016 CUT: Garments without Patterns – Ballarat
2016 Koorie Art Award, Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne
2015 Feminist Art Conference, Toronto Canada
2015 Otherlands – Kristeva Circle, Memphis USA
2015 Wominjeka – Koorie Heritage Trust (soon to be toured by NETS Vic)
2015 Both Sides of the Street – Counihan Gallery, Brunswick
2014 The F Word - Ararat Art Gallery, Ararat.
2014 Multiplicity - Manningham Art Gallery, Doncaster
2014 Ill-fitted - forty five downstairs, Melbourne.
2014 Small Treasures, Big Ideas - Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Maryborough.
2013 Institute of Koorie Education Graduand Art Exhibition – Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne.
2013 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards Exhibition – Art Gallery of Ballarat
2013 Deakin University Art History Tour to France Exhibition – Deakin University Waterfront Campus, Geelong
2012 Brave New World, Sculpture Exhibition – Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne.

AWARDS and GRANTS

2016 Finalist in the Telstra Indigenous Art Award
2016 Quick Response Grant, Regional Arts Victoria
2016 Finalist, Wyndham Art Award
2015 Finalist, Koorie Art Award
2015 Art Start – Australia Council of the Arts
2014 City of Melbourne Arts Grant
2014 Finalist, Victorian Indigenous Art Awards.
2013 Winner, People's Choice Award, Victorian Indigenous Art Awards.
2013 Winner, CAL Victorian Indigenous Art Award for three dimensional works.
2012 Invergowrie Foundation Award supporting academic excellence of Victorian Aboriginal women in tertiary study.
2011 Finalist in The Victorian Undergraduate Art Award.

LECTURES and WORKSHOPS

2016 Presenter, Artlands Dubbo (October 2016)
2016 Paper bark Flower Workshop – Festival of Pacific Arts, GUAM (May 2016)
2015 Using Ochre in a contemporary setting – Australian Catholic University
2015 Songlines to Family through Art – International Feminst Art Conference, Toronto, CANADA
2015 Queen of the Otherlands – Kristeva Circle, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
2015 Paper bark flower workshop – Koorie Heritage Trust
2015 Indigenous arts school holiday workshops – Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2014 Feminist connections and my matriarchy – Federation University, Ballarat

EDUCATION

2010-14Bachelor of Creative Arts/Visual Arts - Deakin University
2009 Diploma in Statutory Child Protection - TAFE NSW
2003 Certificate III in Radio Broadcasting - SEIMA
1997 Certificate IV Youth Work and Contemporary Issues – CIT ACT

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2010–Current Self Employed Visual Artist and Arts Worker
2014 Project Officer – Central Goldfields Art Gallery
2013 Curatorial Internship – Geelong Gallery
2008-11Child Protection Case Worker - NSW Department of Human Services
2004-7Business Systems Support Officer - Department of Primary Services
2003 Personal Assistant to Victorian Commissioner – ATSIC
2001-2 Contract Manager - Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

PROJECTS

2009 Straight Talk Summit Delegate (OXFAM)
2003 Breakfast Radio Program Host (3KND)
2002 Us Gov’ment Mob Forum Organiser (APS)
1999-2001UNESCO Youth Council Indigenous Representative
2000 International Youth and the Media Conference Organiser (UNESCO)
2000 International Youth Work Models Conference Key Note Speaker (UNESCO)
1999 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Gala Guest Speaker (UNESCO)
1997 National Reconciliation Convention Speaker and Youth Delegate (Aus Gov)
1996 AYPAC National Youth Conference - Key Note Speaker

COLLECTIONS

City of Melbourne

Ararat Regional Art Gallery

Private Collections

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“In Her Skin” Laura Skerlj Artlink Magazine, June 2015

“Healing Dresses – Georgia MacGuire” Laura Skerlj, Trouble Magazine, 3rd February 2014.

“Survival, renewal, heritage: Victorian Indigenous Art Award winners announced”, ABC Local, 4th November 2013.

“Ray Thomas wins Deadly Art Award for portrait of his mother Alice”, Sally Bennett, The Herald Sun, 4th November 2013.

“Indigenous art in the spotlight”, Emily Woods, The Bendigo Advertiser, 4th November 2013

“Victorian Indigenous Art Awards : Tools of Trade”, Trouble Magazine, 4th November 2013

“Victorian Indigenous Art Awards 2013”, Aldona Kmiec, Aldona Kmiec Photography, 3rd November 2013.

“2013 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards”, radio interview, Daniel Browning, Awaye, Radio National, 9th November 2013.