Watson Jangala Robertson was born in 1976 in Alice Springs hospital, the closest hospital to Yuendumu, a remote Aboriginal community located 290km north-west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia.
Watson was born into a family of established Warlpiri artists - who would take him out bush, around Nyirripi and Yuendumu, showing him sites and teaching him the traditional ways of his country.
He attended the local school and for the past few years has been living in Nyirripi, a remote Aboriginal community 130kms north-west of Yuendumu.
He began painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu and Nyirripi, in 2016.
He paints his Mother's Watiya-warnu Jukurrpa (Seed Dreaming) and his grandfather's Ngapa Jukurrpa-Puyurru (Water Dreaming), stories passed down to him through the many generations.
These stories are creation stories that relate to his family's traditional country.
They include traditions that stretch back for millenia.
He uses an unrestricted palette to depict his traditional iconography, at the same time developing a modern individualistic style, using bold designs in a variety of contexts.
In 2017 he also produced a small number of prints.
Food and bush tucker are still regularly hunted and collected today, and Watson often goes out hunting with family and friends.
When hunting, they hunt for goanna, kangaroo, snake, and witchetty grubs; as well as bush tucker, such as native currants, bush potato, and bush banana