Clifford Thompson was brought up in Alekarenge. His mother’s country is Karlu Karlu and his father’s country is Jarrah Jarrah. He belongs to the Kaytetye language group. Clifford is a key member of the Tennant Creek Brio artist collective. Clifford works predominantly with found objects, ceramics, Masonite board, and canvas, upon which he experiments with mesmerising spatial patterning.