Brenda James

Maruku Arts

Brenda James was born and raised in the Pitjantjatjara community of Kaltukatjara (Docker River), west of Uluru in the far south west of the Northern Territory. She began carving and painting as a teenager and has received dedicated instruction from her parents, the late Yvonne James and Jim Nyukuti, both experienced traditional carvers and founding executive members of the Maruku organisation.