Kevin Burgemeestre was born in Perth to Dutch migrant parents whose family had lived in Indonesia for generations. After studying Art and Design in Melbourne at RMIT, he completed a Diploma of Illustration at the Gerrit Rietveld Acadamie in Holland.
Kevin illustrates using a variety of techniques, including pen and ink, watercolour, acrylic, collage and found-object sculpture.
Apart from his varied illustration work, Kevin lectures tertiary students in illustration, visits primary and secondary schools and libraries, giving workshops. He exhibits his work in solo and group exhibitions, and is even an after dinner or before breakfast speaker.