Elfreda was born in Kalgoorlie to Sylvia Benson and grew up in Blackstone where her mother was born. After completing primary school in Blackstone she attended high school in Alice Springs at the St Phillips College.
When Elfreda returned to Blackstone she worked in the clinic and painted at the art centre. She comes from a family of highly regarded artists from Blackstone and Amata in the APY Lands.
Elfreda has a son, Ashley who lives in Blackstone with her. Elfreda helps to raise her granddaughter and takes great pride in her family.
Elfreda is a current Arts Worker at Papulankutka Artists, helping the other artists with their painting and keeping the art centre running smoothly when she isn’t working on her own paintings.
Further Artist Information
Community: Papulankutja (Blackstone) : WA