Tjinkuma Wells

Tjinkuma Wells born 7-1-62 is from Ernabella on the Pitjantjatjara Lands of Northern South Australia. Originally a batik artist, she now paints and is known for her attention to detail. In common with many people of her era, was born ‘out bush’, into a small family group that was largely nomadic. As a young girl, Tjinkuma travelled with her family throughout the country of her parents between Amata and Kalka, learning how to find bush tucker, like rabbit, kangaroo, perentie (goanna) and different bush berries.
A highly talented and respected artist who has sold her work in many group Ernabella Art Centre exhibitions in Melbourne, Sydney and Alice Springs