Geoff Hocking is an artist, designer, illustrator, author, publisher and occasional creator of public artworks.
A central Victorian local he has been practising for more than 50 years and his work in both the visual arts and publishing reflects his interest in the goldfields and Australian social history. His paintings are of a narrative style, often influenced by books he has worked on featuring images of the goldfields and others referencing a nostalgic view of Australia’s social history: blokes and shielas, utes, dogs, soldiers and pubs.