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EMILY McGUIRE | VISUAL ARTIST

Emily McGuire is a visual artist based in Fremantle Western Australia. Emily utilises her passion for spatial design (architecture) and materials in her painting, drawing, wall art, silk prints, steel screens and sound space work. Emily is a registered architect with substantial design experience; and a University of Melbourne Scholar holding a masters research degree in architecture with first class honours linked with the Departments of Design+BE with Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

Emily’s research specialised in geopolymer concretes: examining design attributes, CO2 emissions analyses and material performance. She has received multiple awards for design and academic excellence for projects focused on the affect of spatial dynamics and environment on human health as well as materials technology.
Emily values collaboration – whether working with specialist concrete fabricators or materials engineers, she believes a teams’ skills combined cultivate exciting projects.

Emily has run a geopolymer concreting company in Western Australia developing specialist solidrok concretes in LAB; and worked for a major NGO on carbon compliance for a Reforestation + Biodiversity Project for community in South-West Ethiopia. She is currently developing the geosonics project – a resonant experiential diamond patterned chamber; and a series on endangered species. Her drawing, material and spatial skills provide the thread for her artistic work.

Emily utilises her passion for spatial design (architecture), materials in painting, drawing, wall art, silk prints, steel screens and sound space work. Emily’s current work includes drawings and photographs of endangered species and creating a resonant geopolymer concrete sound space.

Qualifications >
University of Melbourne Masters of Architecture Research Scholarship Hons I: Geopolymer Concrete Technology; ARBV Registered Architect; Moss Scholarship Bachelor of Architecture Hons; Design + Academic Awards; SimaPro Life Cycle Assessment; CO2 Emissions Measurement.

Emily practises at Pakenham St Art Studios in Fremantle.