Teresa Purla (born 1963) is part of a very famous painting family. Her mother is the locally and internationally known Aboriginal artist Barbara Weir and her grandmother is equally known and loved late Minnie Pwerle. Her paintings have been exhibited in major cities in Australia as well as in Paris and Copenhagen.
Teresa was born in Darwin on 5th August 1963. Her skin name is Pwerle. She is an Anmatyerrre/Alyawarre speaker and her country is Atnwengerrp.