Ras Silas Motse is a portraiture and mixed media artist who works with a concept of capturing feelings to narrate contemporary concepts using different African people. He is currently working on a theme he calls The Middle Passage Revisited which was inspired by Tom Feelings. His calling was born and bred in Motlatla, Thabanchu, in the Free State. When he left high school, he went to study Fine Arts and a PGCE at the Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein. Then went on to working as a high school educator and now is a full time artist.