Kym Barrett
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Kym Barrett  


acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 180cm x 120cm


I am a contemporary mixed media artist and art teacher, living  in S E Queensland, Australia.


I use drawing materials with mixed media, to create abstract paintings that aim to evoke aspects of the natural world imbued with a sense of depth and mystery … that there’s more there than a surface consolation.


My approach is organic and physical, ideally allowing each piece to evolve unpredictably, using a balance of intuition and intention. 


In our busy world, I am convinced that we need to reconnect with the ‘great rhythms and flows of nature’ (John Wolsely) and find the still, quiet place within.


I am represented by: TUSK GALLERY, Melbourne.  You can read TUSK's blog 'inside their studio' about the background behind my work.




Read my WINTER 2018 Newsletter here.

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LINK to VIDEO #2 by Karen McAuliffe, May 2017 

LINK to VIDEO #1 by Molly Hanrahan, June 2015