Glasgow born, Dronma studied at Laurel Bank and then Glasgow School of Art where she graduated in 1969. After studies at Jordanhill College of Education and a period of teaching Dronma was appointed the Art Director of Glasgow Arts Centre; eventually moving to rural Stirlingshire to bring up her family.
Until April 2008 Dronma was a part time lecturer at Forth Valley College and now devotes her time fully to her painting,
Dronma is a past president of Glasgow Society of Women Artists and was awarded the Scottish Amicable Award in 2007 at the 125th Anniversary Exhibition. Her expressive landscapes may be wild and windswept, but they also gleam with an inner light. Her work has been exhibited all over the United Kingdom and is in private collections world-wide including Delhi. In 2008 Dronma took part in the Primavera Art Rotterdam and also exhibited in Vienna.
“I love the changing moods of light, colour and atmosphere and I am fascinated with the vibrancy of change, the point of “in-between”.
Her unusual name is her Tibetan Buddhist name, since becoming a Tibetan Buddhist in 1976.