Born in 1971, Theresa paints her father’s country which is centred around Puntujalpa (Jupiter Well) near the community of Kiwirrkurra. She is the daughter of Brandy Tjugurrayi.
Theresa comes from a strong painting family, including her father, Brandy Tjungurrayi, and her aunt Elizabeth Nyumi, and uncle Patrick Olodoodi and Helicopter Tjungurrayi. She paints her father’s country which is located near Kiwirrkurra Community. Theresa began painting in 2001, developing a distinct painting style.