Ilona McGuire

Ilona McGuire is a Noongar and Kungarakan interdisciplinary artist working primarily in printmaking, drawing and installation.

Through use of cultural and western techniques, Ilona creates sacred sanctuaries within western institutional spaces. Her interests and explorations of race relations within the country we call “Australia” often manifests through material juxtaposition that examine the nature of everyday tension through to systemic turmoil.

After her 2021 drone light show, MOOMBAKI with the Fremantle Biennale, Ilona was awarded the Schenberg Art Fellowship for Hatched: National Graduate Show 2022 at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA). Followed by her residency at PICA, she exhibited at Stala Contemporary, the Fremantle Arts Centre and Goolugatup Heathcote with her work now featuring in collections such as Janet Holmes à Court and John Curtin Gallery.

Date: February 10, 2023
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