Malcolm was born in Alice Springs in 1970, and grew up in Yuendumu where he went to school. Malcolm has worked with WYN Health since August 2005, a local health organization which is empowering people to be responsible for their own health and well being.
In his spare time he likes to play football and he avidly supports the Magpies, the Yuendumu football team.
Malcolm is married and has one son who turns ten in 2006.
The country Malcolm’s family belongs to on his father’s side is north of Yuendumu which carries the Yankirri (emu )and Ngapa (water) Dreaming. These are the Dreaming stories which he paints.