Dina Marie is a self taught artist specializing in pets. She began drawing pictures of her dog when she was 7 years old and it evolved into her career as a pet portrait artist as an adult. In addition to pet portraits, Dina enjoys painting nautical and seascapes and artwork which is inspired by her own pets. Dina has also painted murals for an animal rescue group and Illustrated a childrens book about a homeless dog, ‘Roxy’s Forever Home’. She recently finished illustrating a small inspirational book, ‘A Peaceful Place’ inspired by her Labrador Retrievers. Painting and creating is relaxing and fun and her desire to share her gift with others includes teaching pet drawing and paintings to children and adults. Dina lives in Florida with her dog, Corri.