Judi Fleming has been doing art work since she drew on the walls at the age of three and hasn't found a medium that she doesn't like. She has been doing gourd art in particular for over 20 years and enjoys growing her own “canvas” and the fun shapes she gets to work with. Judi graduated from Seton Hill University's Master’s program in Writing Popular Fiction in 2005 and has been published in such anthologies as Defending the Future and Bad-Assed Faeries. During the work week, she is an instructional systems specialist and writes training manuals and on-line materials for the federal government. Judi lives on a farm in North Carolina with her husband, horses, mule, cats, dogs and goats and fosters large animals for Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network in her spare time.