Imitjala was born at Tjatja. A homeland in the APY Lands where she grew up. Later Imitjala moved with her family to Watarru, where Imitjala’s mother, Wipana Jimmy a senior Tjungu Palya Artist helped to establish Watarru as a permanent community.

Imitjala has two daughters and five grandchildren. 

Currently Imitjala works in collaboration with her mother Wipana Jimmy and sister Beryl Jimmy creating stunning collaborative paintings as the Watarru Collaborative.