2023 KAP Judges
Lysbeth Driessen’s art career of over 45 years, is inclusive of teacher and tutor, competition judge, artist in residence programs and mural creations with children and young adults. She has held 8 successful solo exhibitions to date, and created countless commissions.
Proficient in all paint mediums, Lysbeth has received many awards. Her works hang in Tasmanian government departments, and in interstate and overseas private collections.
December 2008 saw Driessen admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, majoring in painting and drawing at the Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania.
Driessen is also an invited member of the Academic Golden Key International Society.
Featured in the Australian Artist Magazine, Lysbeth is also an exhibiting member of the Arts Society of Tasmania Inc, a founding member of TAMOH ( Tasmanian Artists and makers of the Huon Valley and a past representative on the Huon Arts and Culture Advisory Board.
Residing in the Huon Valley for most of her life, Lysbeth draws inspirationfrom the natural world.
New to Lysbeths oeuvre is abstraction. Painting intuitively, predominantely flora subjects, is resulting in more spontaneous, less literal depictions. My coloured brush strokes, I intend as metaphors for pleasure, joy and hope.
Driesen is currently enrolled at the University of Tasmania, studying for a diploma of Creative arts and Health.
following the tradition of his great grandfather, William Carl Burrows, the first Tasmanian to paint the Franklin/Gordon river split in 1916.
Guy Roberts completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Graphic design and print making) in 1988 at the University of Tasmania. Since then he has worked in water colours and sculpture, following the tradition of his great grandfather, William Carl Burrows, the first Tasmanian to paint the Franklin/Gordon river split in 1916.