Dino Murphy of Dino By Design was Born in New Haven Connecticut, and grew up in Kansas City. Just out of school he worked in the art Industry in several positions ranging from production artist to art director. Between 1999 and 2012 Dino took a break away from the creative world, but since jumping back into the art world he's been going full time painting a variety of subjects. His passions center around sports, entertainers, and since the recent legalization, painting colorful flowers. Currently Dino is an art vendor at Portland Saturday Market and has his work hanging at several retail shops throughout the city.