Born in 1980, Fayanne is the granddaughter of painter Sheila Yakka Jones and the niece of artist Elaine Jones. She is Martu, from the Piakoo tribe. Fayanne has been painting for ten years and cites her grandmother and aunt as major influences in her life. Her fine detail paintings depict the land around Wiluna and she is inspired by the Rabbit Proof Fence. Fayanne is the mother of three children and her son Darius is also an avid painter.