Kym Lee is a Melbourne-based Visual Artist & Designer with a degree in Bachelor of Art, (Fine Art) & (Digital Design). She has exhibited her work both locally and internationally, gaining international recognition including galleries like Boomer Gallery in London, UK, winning accolades, such as ‘Best in Show’ at Fusion Gallery in 2023, 2nd place in the Commonwealth Artist Prize and honourable mentions at Boomer Gallery in Victoria Australia in 2023. Recently gaining media coverage featuring two of her paintings in Art Edit Magazine, sold extensively across Australia & New Zealand.
Driven by a profound love for animals and a belief in kindness and empathy towards all living beings, Kym’s art takes various forms, such as painting, sculpture, illustration, and digital art. Drawing inspiration from personal and collective memories, and the beauty around us.
Art allows me to connect with my creativity, growing up I always had a passion for art, immersing herself into an Airbrush business winning many awards and later following my dreams of exploring the world and creating narratives that deal with concepts of intelligence, connections, and fragility through painting and sculpture.
Artwork Themes & Subject Matter
Kym delves into the captivating realm of Anthropomorphism, exploring the intricate connection between human emotions and non-human entities, with a particular focus on the realm of animals.
Her artistic pursuit revolves around the expression of emotions, the distinct characteristics, moods, and personalities of these non-human subjects, and the profound ways in which we, as humans, connect with and interpret them. Anthropomorphism presents a multifaceted and intriguing field of study, where we project human emotions onto entities beyond our own kind.
Through the medium of animal sculpture, kym strives to infuse human emotions into these animal forms, with a particular emphasis on a series of sculptures that masterfully capture the essence of human emotions.
Kym Lee’s vision is to embrace profound philosophical themes, resonating with the beauty that surrounds us while inviting viewers to delve into the depths of the human experience.
Kym Lee’s paintings have been published in notable magazines including, Art Edit Magazine and Staff Pics.
Bachelor of Arts Fine Art & Digital Experience & Interaction Design Curtin University – Perth Australia
2nd Place – National Capital Art Prize in Victoria
Honourable Mention – ArtRoom Exhibition
Best in Show – Fusion Art Show, Santa Fe, united States