Lockhart River Art

Lockhart River Artists

Australian & Oceanic Art Gallery represents Rosella Namok, Fiona Omeenyo and Samantha Hobson three of the original members of the Lockhart River Art Gang.  The Aboriginal Community of Lockhart River is approximately 800 kilometres North of Cairns on Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland, in 1934 the indigenous people of Cape York were relocated to the Mission in Lockhart River.  The local Government of the Lockhart River Aboriginal Council was formed in 1987 and the Lockhart River Aboriginal Community Arts and Cultural Centre opened in 1997. 

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