1961- Born in Muncie, Indiana, USA
by New York couple and moved to NYC
painted by Norman Rockwell!
1661-1980 -I was a kid just like any other kid....what
more can I say...., I did lots of art, learned how to fly,
and eventually to drive too.
1980- Graduated from high school, took a year off which
turned into several and became an archaeology assistant at
The American Indian Archaeology Insistute.
1986- moved to Martha's Vineyard, MA where I worked as a
custom black and white developer for a camera shop. Got
bored with that fast and worked as a first mate on a
charter fishing boat. Found rubber stamps and quick became
addicted and played in mail art.
1986-90- Became involved with making jewelry and tie dyed
dresses and rubber stamp greeting cards, sold at the local
fair. Learned how to ride a
Late 1980's- Moved to Boston, attended the Museum School
for about a year doing monotypes, jewelry making,
photography and reading tarot cards. Rode with a women's
motorcycle club called The Moving Violations. Moved back
to Martha's Vineyard. Opened a fine art craft gallery with
a new age bent called Spirit's Rising. Ran this for a few
years and gave up, my tastes were too good and folks
wanted plastic seagulls and t-shirts.
Early 1990's- Renovatation blues....the project that
almost never ended. Took up Akido, had a lusty affair, and
then took Life Spring. My life changed big time after
1992- Fell in love, got married!
1993-4- Moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Got a computer,
found AOL and mail art. Discovered digital art. Began
Defined mysef as Dragonfly Dream. Started doing mail art
calls. My first one was Life and Love on A Shoestring.
1995- Now I'm into mail art big time and having fun. Next
mail art call, The Goddess is Alive and Magic is
1996-1998- Worked for a few years at a local rubber stamp
shop and went nuts making postcards. Sent a
of mail art to Mark Bloch's show in NYC, attended and met
a bunch of neat mail artists. Was a member of The Santa Fe
Contemporary Art Gallery. Had my first showing of my
monotypes and even sold a few! Designed the new brochure
for the gallery which sadly folded about a year later. Met
mail art fellow
Entered The Site Fights and won the championship. Joined
The Site Fights as a spirit fairy and created DRealm Of
The Fairies in which I was the boss fairy and leader,
otherwise know as
1998- Was interviewed by the local newspaper for my mail
art activities. Sun Post artistamps featured in the
article. Started my own version of Fluxus Bucks called
Winged Money. Mail art contacts expanding.... Got
and started The Santa Fe Pond Society & Koi Appreciation
1999- 2000- My art is mostly now digital and the
occasional monotype printing session. But I have found the
Gocco printer and this is quite fun and easy and fast. Had
my portrait carved by mail artist Tim Mancusi(see above).
Issued mail art calls such as Message in a Bottle,
coy, be Nishikigoi
and Cyberstamp. Had a fake mail art call issued in my
name.... Had the privilege to go to Ohio and see the Ray
Johnson show and partake in a mail art congress. Met a
number of the giants in mail art of which now I can almost
call myself one. Had my portrait done as an artistamps by
2000 Cancer struck.....click on the pink ribbon to read my
2001 I founded
a non profit dedicated to the creation and distribution of
free gift baskets to the recently diagnosed with breast
cancer in Northern New Mexico.
2002 Divorced my husband of over 10 years
2003 Moving and shaking with Dragonfly's Delights.
2004 Closed Dragonfly's Delights due to lack of funding
2007 The latest