Dietrich Vivier is born 28 April 1960 in Cape Town, South Africa.  Son of Sheldon Vivier and Lizelotte Remmert, Dietrich is a self taught artist who paints for the love of painting.

During his childhood years Dietrich attends school in Cape Town, Bellville, Kuilsrivier and Hermanus.  After his matric in 1977 he completes a B Com degree in 1994 at the University of South Africa.

Work experience include Banking, Work Study, Productivity Management, Project Management, Compliance and Risk Management.

Dietrich’s other favourite pastimes include gardening and camping, music, dancing and reading.  He is married and has one daughter, two sons and two grandsons.