Cynthia (Cindy) was born in Wyndham and grew up in Kalumburu. Her mother Mary Punchi Clement, encouraged her to paint and she has been producing work on a regular basis since 2010. She has worked at the Kalumburu Mission, the Uraro store and the Kalumburu school. Cindy is a mother and grandmother, caring for her five children and two grandchildren. The artist enjoys painting the flora of the region as passed onto her by her mother.