Connie Puruntatameri Australian, Tiwi , b. 1970
Connie began painting at Jilamara Arts in 2010. She is known for painting the Tiwi creation story of Purukapali, Bima (Wai-ai) and Japara. Connie also paints imagery depicting bush tucker both flora and fauna, found on the Tiwi Islands.
She is a strong Tiwi woman, who passes on important Tiwi cultural knowledge to her five children and grandchildren.