Kym Barrett
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'In our busy and complex world, I am convinced that we need to reconnect with the rhythms and flows of nature and find the still, quiet place within.'  

Kym Barrett  

SOFTLY SPOKEN    oils and cold wax medium on timber panel, 102cm X 102cm 2019


I am a contemporary mixed media artist, living and working in SE Queensland, Australia.

I use drawing materials with mixed media, to create abstract paintings that  teeter in that space between landscape and abstraction, neither one nor the other, but both.  That embody depth and mystery. That there’s more there than a surface consolation.

"My approach is organic - a ‘listening and following’ the painting- rather than working with a planned outcome. It’s a rhythm of building up and breaking down many layers, using a whole raft of techniques including gestural mark-making, scraping, dissolving. The process is a path to follow, a ‘pilgrimage of discovery’."


I am represented by COOL ART GALLERY, Coolum Beach Q


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LINK to VIDEO #2 by Karen McAuliffe, May 2017 

LINK to VIDEO #1 by Molly Hanrahan, June 2015