Dame Poppy has been a resident of Second Life and the Nation of Caledon since November 2005. She has owned a several fine art galleries over the years including: The Gallery Tamrannoch, Sea Song Gallery, Poppy's Place Galleria, and Thistle Hill Marketplace to name a few. She has offered free gallery space to dozens of new and established artists in SL since her first gallery opened in January of 2006. She is a photographer in RL as well as in SL. In SL she specializes in unique portraiture work. She has had work on display in permanent exhibits in the AHO gallery at the NMC campus and at the 2nd Louvre Museum. She has a gallery on the ruins of Caledon Moors and on the Scotland sim of Loch Lomond Balloch. Lady Poppy is from the Pacific Northwest. Her rl floral close-up photography remarkably brings to mind the works of Georgia O'Keefe.
Dame Poppy was Knighted on her 6th Rez Day on November 25th, 2011 by Caledon's Guvnah, Desmond Shang, for her exemplary work for the Independent State of Caledon.
Lady Poppy devotes a large amount of her time to volunteer work for the Caledon community and is a friend and mentor to many new citizens of SL. She is devoting much of her time in 2012 as Co-Captain of Team Caledon's Relay for Life fund drive. She devoted her time in 2011 as Co-Captain and in 2008 assisting Erasmus Margulis, Captain of Team Caledon's hugely successful RFL fund drive for the 2008 season. (Team Caledon came in 2nd overall with more than 3.04 million $L in 2008.)
Her Alley Cat Alley is home to the Alley Cats, a group of wild and raucous cats, humans and other animals every Monday evening at 6:30 for inspiring music stream in by Poppy. It is located in Caledon Moors, Poppy's home estate. Everyone is welcome. The sim is open to the public in its entirety.
Poppy's Place Dance Club sits in Caledon Moors and hosts a Saturday night dance, usually themed in song and decor.
Join Lady Poppy as she celebrates music, light, texture, and balance in her incredibly comfortable and beautiful surroundings in Caledon and beyond.. Lady Poppy is the Duchess of Caledon Moors and the former Duchess of Stella Maris and Duchess of Kintyre.