Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Lorraine Kypiotis

Lorraine Kypiotis (MA; BA; Dip.Ed.) is passionate about art, life and travel. She is equally passionate about sharing her knowledge and is currently a lecturer in the Department of Art History at the National Art School in Sydney. She is also a frequent and popular guest lecturer at the AGNSW.

Lorraine holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Sydney in Renaissance Studies and is currently engaged in a PhD in Fine Arts. She has travelled extensively throughout Europe and has led a number of art tours to Italy.


Current Tours:

Reflections on Matisse  |  Friday, 18 February 2022 (day tour)

Sunshine Coast Art Trail  |  15 – 19 June 2022 (5 days)



“Lorraine is ‘La Contessa’ herself! She was wonderful. Well informed, friendly, humorous and caring; we couldn’t have asked for better. Plus, she was just great company. She was also a very practical problem solver. We’d go on another Italian trip if she sets one up with you!”
Alan D.  |  The Riches of Eastern Italy 2018


“Lorraine was extraordinary. Always good humoured, helpful, knowledgeable and good fun.”
Warren L.  |   The Riches of Eastern Italy 2018