Dina Potter was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. As a child she enjoyed drawing and creating sketches of fashion design. After finishing high school, her first career choice was to be a fashion designer, but Interior Design drew her interest. She received her degree from the Art Institute of Technology in Seattle and upon graduating, pursued a successful career in commercial interior design. In addition to raising two boys, Dina enjoys teaching and sharing art as an Art Docent volunteer at the elementary school level.