Karen Bessell is the Director and founder of U Create – Art for all ages specialising in community Arts Education across Brisbane. U Create offers after school workshops, creative play for preschool children, artist residencies, birthday parties and holiday clubs.

U Create aims to make a positive difference, to inspire imaginations and nurture creativity with its educationally based creative arts and crafts programmes

Karen has previously been involved with the Hands on Art committee and worked on several comunity arts projects.