Winter Nightfire is one of the most colorful, energetic artists you will find in the Second Life®art community. One half of the duo that brought the Artathon to 2009 Second Life Community Convention, Winter helped to raise more than US$1000 to benefit Virtual Ability, an organization helping people with disabilities become active members of the Second Life® community. proving that she is as warm and generous as she is colorful.
Many of Winter’s fans may not realize that behind the Amazon Avatar seldom seen without wings, a talented artist struggles with mental illness. Her recent exhibit, Prima Luce, was created during a period of hospitalization when she painted to help the darkness pass and prayed for the light of dawn. We will talk to Winter about her work, her illness and her virtual life and how it all intertwines.