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Louis 'Wilky' Fauid

c. 1962

Tribe: Samu Clan

Language: Torres Strait Creole

I grew up with art. It has been a part of me from my ancestors, I suppose its in my blood. I began practicing art in the 1990s. The older I get I gain more patience in everything I do. I draw my inspiration from my own life experiences such as hunting and looking at older carvings.

Louis 'Wilky' Fauid, small warup (drum) carving 2014.