Simplicia Tipungwuti was born in 1979 on Bathurst Island. She went to the catholic primary school. Simplicia’s mother moved to Pirlangimpi with her when she was 13 years old. She she has lived there ever since. Simplicia found her partner in Pirlangimpi and they have had 5 children. Her mother in-law, Virginia Galarla paints alongside Simplicia at the Art Centre. She is an emerging artist who prefers working on larger canvases with her intricate and unique stye.