Kym Barrett is an artist and visual arts educator who has lived in regional Queensland for most of her life. After studying Fine Arts at the Brisbane College of Art and secondary Art teaching, Kym raised a family and taught art on a casual basis. Kym has, in recent years, been concentrating on exploring mixed media painting techniques to express her ideas visually.
She has exhibited locally and regionally and has won numerous awards for her work. Kymís art is held in collections throughout Australia.
She is a regular art tutor locally and for five years taught Drawing and Painting to adults throughout Queensland. She continues to teach Art students at primary and secondary schools on a casual basis, and she conducts regular Art Workshops at the Gympie Regional Gallery. Kym is a member of the Installation Team at the Gympie Regional Gallery.