Marcia is the daughter of Anawari Inpiti Mitchell (nee Lyons) and Winston Mitchell. Anawari has been an active artist and craftsperson in Papulankutja for many years.
Marcia has been painting since 2009 when the current art centre building was new, she decided to come in and do something. She learned how to paint by being around other people and was not specifically taught, she explains she learned how to paint ‘anyway’. She also participated in the soap making project.
Marcia has been involved in NPY Women’s Council and attended Law & Culture Camps over the years. Since 2002 she has been active with NG Media, an Yarnangu Corporation that supports cultural performance, recording, radio, video training, production and broadcast throughout the Ngaanyatjara Lands.
Marcia has three children, Lucas (1995) and two daughters Kaytlin (1999) and Kelisha (2008).
In 2019 Marcia started working with the NPY Youth Team program supporting young people by organising school holiday activities and sports.
Further Artist Information
Community: Papulankutja (Blackstone) : WA