Lokosh (Joshua D. Hinson)

  • Chickasaw
  • Choctaw Nation
  • Muscogee (Creek)
  • Diverse Arts
  • Paintings / Drawings / Graphics / Photography

Lokosh (Joshua D. Hinson) is of Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, and Euro-American ancestry and is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation.

A conversational speaker of the Chickasaw language and an award-winning artist, he holds a master’s degree in Native American Art History from the University of New Mexico and a PhD in Native Language Revitalization from the University of Oklahoma. He makes art on the Chickasaw Nation Reservation, just outside of Ada, Oklahoma.

Hinson, whose Chickasaw name Lokosh translates as “Gourd,” descends from Imatapo (Their Lean-to People) house group and Kowishto' (Panther) clan.

Sample of Work

Untitled

Untitled

16" x 20"

Paintings / Drawings / Graphics / Photography

Kowimilhlha' Hattakat Lh_o_fa' Ittafama (Wildcat Man Encounters a Bigfoot)

Kowimilhlha' Hattakat Lh_o_fa' Ittafama (Wildcat Man Encounters a Bigfoot)

24" x 24"

Paintings / Drawings / Graphics / Photography

Chikashsha Poya (We are Chickasaw)

Chikashsha Poya (We are Chickasaw)

12" x 18" framed

Paintings / Drawings / Graphics / Photography

Abokkol-anonka' Fochosh Holba' (Wood Duck Effigy)

Abokkol-anonka' Fochosh Holba' (Wood Duck Effigy)

14" x 8" x 4"

Diverse Arts

Hilow_i_foshi' Holba' (Scissortail Effigy)

Hilow_i_foshi' Holba' (Scissortail Effigy)

14" x 2" x 2"

Diverse Arts

Hasimbish Falaa' Fochosh Holba' (Pintail Duck Effigy)

Hasimbish Falaa' Fochosh Holba' (Pintail Duck Effigy)

16" x 8" x 4"

Diverse Arts