Meet our artists

dina kowal

A self-taught artist, Dina enjoys working in a wide variety of art media, specializing in colored pencil and watercolor. Her commissioned portraits can be found in private collections across the US, as well as in Canada, the UK, and Germany. She has also worked for over 19 years as a brand ambassador, licensed artist and educator in the paper crafts industry. Her rubber stamp designs are purchased by crafters worldwide through Impression Obsession. Dina is the Artist in Residence at, curating and creating craft tutorials and co-editing a weekly newsletter that reaches over 170,000 readers. She also enjoys designing jewelry and working with polymer clay. Dina teaches colored pencil workshops regularly in Sedalia, is a juried member of Best of Missouri Hands, and is the founder of Benton County Arts.

Dina works from her home outside Warsaw, where she lives with her husband, their 4 teenage children, and a hyper-but-loyal mastiff mix.

media gallery

Bel Air Reflections

colored pencil, 11x17

not for sale


colored pencil, 8x10

not for sale

Where You're Planted

colored pencil/acrylic


handmade greeting cards

prices vary


Watercolor, 8x10

prints available

eco-friendly paper beads

prices vary

beach inspired wrap bracelet

handmade paper and polymer clay beads


Under His Wings

mixed media, 5x7

prints available