Pam was born in Papunya in 1960 and grew up there attending the public school. She also attended Yarrara College in Alice Springs to further her education. Pam has 2 sons, Douglas Sampson and Taron Sampson and one daughter Kirralyn Sampson. Pam was taught to paint by her uncle Cameron Tjapaltjarri who was a Papunya Tula Artist. Pam used to be a Health Worker in Kintore when she had a young family. Pam Brown now lives and paints in Haasts Bluff and is one of Ikuntji Artists rising stars. Her beautiful concentric paintings are Papa Tjukurrpa – Dog Dreaming. It is of Niyuman, east of Kintore and it is secret men’s business. This was her father’s Tjukurrpa.