While there, she worked at the Brooklyn Museum of Art as an assistant for the Curator of Contemporary Art.
After teaching at community colleges for several years in Dallas, she moved to Arlington, VA and volunteered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in the Education Department.
She worked for a time as an adjunct instructor at Northern Virginia Community College, before relocating to Fredericksburg, VA in 2015.
She is an abstract painter, and has exhibited her work nationally and online. Currently, she works from her home studio full-time. You can see her work at www.kimdinatale.com, and at www.saatchiart.com/kmdinatale