Our Team

Introducing the talented people we call the illuminarty – a core team of animators, artists, programmers, composers, technologists, writers and our collaborators. Collectively we are storytellers and inventors who have been brought together by illuminart founder and Artistic Director Cindi Drennan.

Cindi Drennan

Position: Founding Director / Projection Guru / Storyteller

Cindi Drennan is an Australian multimedia artist and artistic director, specialising in projection art, with a passion for community art at the heart of her practice.

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Craig Laurendet

Position: Projection Specialist / Sculptor

Craig Laurendet is illuminart’s projection mapping guru, official photographer, installation architect and sculptor. C...

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Vent Thomas

Position: Business Development Manager

Vent has a passion for the creative arts. He spent the first 15 years of his working life in Theatre & Entertainment...

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Verity Brookes

Position: Creative Producer

Verity Brookes is a creative producer who works with artists and communities to create quality artistic outcomes that ac...

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David Ryan

Position: Creative Producer

In my work I support illuminart to develop new projects in Western Sydney and regional NSW, drawing on my background in...

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Samantha Ray

Position: Engagement / Soundscapes

Samantha Ray works with illuminart as a Creative Producer and Community Engagement Coordinator, assisting with project d...

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Andy Petrusevics

Position: Animator / Storyteller

Andy Petrusevics is a contemporary visual artist who works across all media forms, most recently producing film work. An...

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Luku Kukuku

Position: Animator / Artist

Luku Kukuku is a multimedia arts mercenary guerilla – trained in Design, Animation, Illustration, Digital Media an...

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Position: Animator / Videographer

Zero (Luke Shaw) works with the team across the areas of animation/moving image production, live video performance/proje...

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Trevor Collict

Position: Interactive Electronics

Trevor Collict starting pulling apart his toys at the age of five and by the age of seven he started putting them back t...

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