Georgie Roxby Smith is an Australian visual artist working across a range of disciplines exploring new pathways between virtual and physical worlds. Employing a variety of tools - including 3D graphics, live performance, shared virtual spaces, installation and projection - these works explore the increasingly blurred border between materiality, reality, virtuality and fantasy in contemporary culture.
Georgie received a Bachelor of Media Arts from Deakin University in 2004. Her graduate studies include a Master of Fine Arts (by Research), Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts and Master of Visual Arts (by Coursework) from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. In 2010, Georgie developed her multi disciplinary work ‘Reality Bytes’ at The Watermill Center Spring Residency Program selected from over 130 applications by an international selection committee of cultural leaders consisting of John Rockwell, Alanna Heiss, Nike Wagner, Marie Claude Beaud, Sherry Dobbin, Jörn Weisbrodt and Robert Wilson. The work was subsequently presented at Rearview Gallery in Melbourne Australia. As well as exhibiting at multiple local galleries and public screens. Georgie was also part of Linden Centre for Contemporary Art Innovators Program 2010 and Melbourne International Arts Festival including ‘Navigators’ 2006, ‘John Cage’s Musicircus’ 2007 and, in 2008, contributed to ‘Longing Belonging Land’ on opening night.
Awards and grants include the Nellie Castan Award, Australian Postgraduate Award, Creative Research Activity Grant, Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Artstart, Friends of VCA, Dame Joan Sutherland Fund and the Eldon and Anne Foote Trust Travel Grant.