Born in glasgow dronma graduated from glasgow school of art in 1969. After a period of teaching she became art director of glasgow arts centre. in 1976 she became a tibetan buddhist and gained the name dronma.
bringing up her family in rural stirlingshire, dronma was a part time lecturer at Forth valley college until 2008 when she chose to become a full time artist. perhaps most well known for her landscape paintings which draw out the natural colourfulness of the scottish coastline at day and night and in variable weather conditions. she indicates her interest in the ‘vibrancy of change’ or the point of ‘in-between’ further described as ‘a kind of celtic longing, responding to the moods of the sea’.
dronma’s work has been exhibited all over the united kingdom and are present in private collections worldwide. She is a past president of the glasgow society of women artists and previously in 2007 was presented the scottish amicable award at the 125th anniversary exhibition.