Silas Hobson Lockhart River Painting. Australian Aboriginal Art.
Silas Hobson was born in May 1978. He comes from the Kuuku ‘Yau/Wuthathi language group. Silas Hobson is a naturally talented and gifted artist. Silas started painting in 1996 and over the years has established a solid mark as a leading Indigenous Australian artist from Lockhart River. Silas Hobson’s works capture his ancestral spirits and the link to culture, tradition, language, stories, and way of life both past and present. His paintings also capture the desires of the ancestral spirits and great elders of the past and present to preserving the life and values that have given identity to language and clan group in Lockhart River.