Martin Kent grew up in Brisbane, and currently lives at Lake Macquarie, NSW. After completing a BSc and Dip Ed, followed by a Diploma of Art (Alexander Mackie CAE), he worked as a physics and computing teacher in TAFE for 30 years. Now that he has retired, Martin photographs and draws wherever he goes, and enjoys creating hybrid art constructions. His artwork has been exhibited at MAC yapang, Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie and at John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle. His paintings have also been published in Paris in my Pocket (Jean Kent, Pitt Street Poetry 2016).