About Kimberley Dietrich

Name
Kimberley Dietrich
What would be the theme song of your life?
Stronger by Kelly Clarkson
What is your favorite song?
We Are the Champions by Queen
What do you do in the world of art?
I am constantly learning. I love to do wood burning, acrylic paints, mixed media, ceramic painting, photography, crafts. If I see something that I would like to try to make, then I will try it. I teach paint parties for events for large groups and available for hire. Art is therapy!
How long have you been practicing your craft?
2 – 5 years
If a movie was made of your life, who would you want to play you? Who do you think a casting director would cast as you?
Amy Adams can play me and the casting director would cast me as a background actress like a waiter. 🙂
If you had a super power, what would it be?
To fly
What do you think is the most artistic animal? Why?
The sea turtle. It is graceful, free and is one of the oldest creatures on Earth. It is magical and mystical all rolled into one animal.
Do you have a pet?
Yes
If yes, what? What is/are the name(s)?
I own a bordoodle or borderpoo. She is part miniature poodle and part border collie. Her name is Shasta.
What has been your favorite AEDC event so far and why?
Studio E event was a lot of fun. It was an all day event and we had a lot of different forms of art. We were able to have a really good time and bring people together. My 2nd favorite is at Milpa which was fun to get to see different artwork and eat and have fun.
What are your worst and best habits?
My worst habit is I can laugh at awkward moments and the best habit is laughing at awkward moments….
Have you collaborated with (or are you currently collaborating with) other creatives? Would you like to?
Yes I have in the past. It was a lot of fun and I am always open to it.
What are you currently working on?
I am working on tiles for the Denton Rotary Club.
How did you land/end up in Denton County?
I moved to Denton in 2001. I went to college here then circled back to Denton after graduation and a divorce.
What would you like to see happen in Denton County in the arts and the cultural scene?
I would like to see more support from the community. The arts scene seems to expect free.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
“Ya Know” being said constantly. Most of the time I do not know. 🙂
What is your greatest fear? Your greatest hope?
Snakes taking over the world is greatest fear.
My greatest hope is a cure for cancer.
Where would you most like to visit? Revisit? Never visit?
I would like to visit the Northeast states like Virginia, New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. I would complete seeing all 50 states except Hawaii. The other place is Scotland.
I would like to revisit Alaska.
I would not like to go Jamaica again.
If you had 50 people over for dinner, what would be on the menu?
Italian food and wine
Do you speak multiple languages? If yes, what are they?
No fluently
What is your favorite holiday and why?
Thanksgiving because it is a day to be thankful and I have a lot to be thankful for.
What was/is your favorite Halloween costume?
I think I have almost always dressed up as a witch of some sort.
What is the most interesting thing you’ve seen this week and why? What is the most interesting thing you’ve read this week and why?
Most interesting thing I saw this week was the Grand Canyon. It is beautiful and there is nothing like it in the world.

Most interesting thing I have read this week is the mysterious radio signal every 16 days being heard.

If you would like to share your website, please provide:
http://theartshopbykim.square.site
How long have you been an Artists Enclave Member?
3 + years
What email address is best for contacting you?
kimdietrich@outlook.com
Provide any social media links you would like to share.
The Art Shop on Facebook: @kimberleymarlenedietrich
Instagram: @kimberleypaintparties
Twitter: dietrich0583
What have you enjoyed most and least about completing this questionnaire for your Member Spotlight?
The quirky questions allowing others to realize how weird and different an artist can be.