Imitjala was born at Tjatja. A homeland in the APY Lands where she grew up. Later Imitjala moved with her family to Watarru. 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. 

Lately Imitjala has been working alongside the senior artists from Watarru creatiing stunning collaborative paintings.