Dale Kentwell was born in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1961.
She attended Seaforth College of TAFE, completing an Arts Certificate in 1984. She went on to obtain her Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) in 1988 from the City Art Institute, Paddington. She also undertook Bush Regeneration Studies at Ryde College of TAFE in 1990-91.
Dale is inspired by environmental issues, the Australian landscape and particularly the importance of remnant bushland.
She believes strongly in the need to preserve and recognise these important areas.
Working primarily with painting and photography, the artist has exhibited in 28 group shows, and has had seven solo exhibitions. Her work is held in private and public collections.
Dale lives with her partner and three sons on the northern beaches of Sydney.