AreaHaasts Bluff, NT
Mitjili is a Pintupi woman from the Haasts Bluff region in the Northern Territory. Mitjili began painting at the Ikuntji Womens Centre in 1993.
Mitjili comes from a prestigious family, both of artists and community leaders. Her father was Tupa Tjakamarra and her brother the late Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula who was a very important member of Papunya Tula artists.
Mitjili paints her father's country: the pristine sandhills, bushes and trees of Uwalki. Uwalki country is about 200km’s south of Uluru near Kintore, situated in the Gibson Desert.