Ellen Jo Dahlberg Roberts was born in Chicago in 1972. She is a writer, artist, and photographer with a fixation
on cheap plastic cameras, vintage Volkswagens, and other detritus of the 20th century. She lives in the historic copper-mining company-town of Clarkdale, Arizona with her husband Bike Daddy" Chad, a cat, named Clyde,
a Boston Terrier named Ivan,
and a famous chihuahua named Floyd.
Ellen's artwork may be seen at the Jerome Artists Cooperative Galley, in Jerome Arizona, and her regular feature column "The Outs" may be read in the Northern Arizona creative arts & news monthly "The Noise" .