Tommy Mitchell is known for painting.
Biography Tommy Mitchell
Tommy Mitchell was born circa 1943. In his canvas paintings, Tommy Mitchell had the ability to evoke a sense of the elemental forces of nature that complimented the physical and ancestral aspects of the landscape. He was raised in the traditional manner living off the land with his family in the harsh environs of the Gibson Desert.
He grew to be a senior law man and ceremonial leader among the Ngaanyatjarra. Apart from painting, Tommy Mitchell was also renowned for carving ceremonial weapons. From 2005 Mitchell emerged as one of the leading artists based in the community of Warakurna some 300 kilometers west of Uluru.