Margery Accoom was born in January 1953 and comes from Lockhart River, Queensland Australia. She comes from the Kanthanampu language group. Margery commenced painting in 2014. She returned to community after concluding her professional work career. She is very passionate about painting her culture and traditional stories through her artwork. Margery also weaves traditional baskets and has completed ceramic bird works through the pottery workspace onsite at Lockhart River Arts Centre.