Born 1955 Cooma New South Wales Australia; a Kooma clan descendent, of the Yuwaalaraay language people, South West Queensland Australia. Lives and works from her studio workshop near Keppel Sands on the Capricorn Coast in Central Queensland, Australia – the mainland Country of the Darumbal Peoples and the waters of the Woppaburra clan.
Dr. Pamela CroftWarcon has practised as an independent visual artist since the mid-eighties producing artworks from her lived experience, guided by her Aboriginality, and training in both Aboriginal and Western traditional art forms. She is an academic who has worked extensively in Queensland and the Northern Territory, Australia. CroftWarcon is often described as a bricoluer and conceptual installation artist; also manager of her arts and cultural business; a master tutor and facilitator for workshops; an art judge; a reviewer, author and social history researcher. She facilitates and coordinates various community cultural development projects, curates exhibitions, works in curriculum design, implementation, evaluation and other various community consultancies and projects. Pamela is an active member and representative for Indigenous and community art groups advocating for artists rights, social justice, self-determination and empowerment. She was the first Indigenous person to gain a Doctor of Visual Arts.