Hayley Dodd was born in Geraldton, Western Australia.
She grew up with her mother’s side between Finke, Oodnadatta and Titjikala in Eastern Arrernte Country from when she was 5 years old.
Her grandmother was a Yangkuntjara lady and she taught all her children and grandchildren her language.
Hayley went to boarding school at Yirrara College in Alice Springs. This is where she met her husband, Isiah Jugadai.
She used to work at the shop in Titjikala and now works at Aged Care in Ikuntji.
Growing up with her grandmother’s stories and paintings she also paints her grandmother’s country.
2023 Ganbu Marra Runway, Melbourne Fashion Week, Melbourne, VIC
2023 Ikuntji Textiles, Central Craft, Alice Springs NT
2023 Ikuntji Collection, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, Sydney NSW
2023 Ikuntji Style, Artisan, Brisbane
2022 Hazelhurst Ikuntji Artists Printmaking 2022, Hazelhurst Arts Centre, Sydney.