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the board

 

lightnup inc.

LightnUp Inc is a community, arts-based, not for profit organisation based in Lismore, in the heart of the Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia.

LightnUp Inc produces the annual Lismore Lantern Parade and run year round programs and workshops throughout regional, rural and metropolitan Australia, including parades, lantern making, shadow theatre, illuminated puppets, masks and costume making, and story development.

 

LightnUp Inc has a strong commitment to social inclusion and access to the arts. As an unfunded not for profit organisation they are proud to welcome people from all walks of life, cultural backgrounds, abilities and socio-economic groups offering them the opportunity to express themselves creatively and to work alongside experienced, and high profile artists.

 

LightnUp Inc is widely recognised for their expertise in lantern making, spectacular event production and staging. They hire lanterns, produce specially commissioned work and develop lantern parades and events for communities across Australia. They also provide event theming for conferences and events - weddings, parties, funerals, celebrations.

the board

chair

John Allan

treasurer

Amber Gooley (interim)

secretary

Susanna Carpi

members

Susanna Carpi

Karen Schafer

Martyn Fox

public officer

Karen Schafer

executive officer

Jyllie Jackson OAM

the team

the team

 

CEO/ creative director, artist

Jyllie Jackson OAM


bookkeeper / administration

Nixie Wilson
 

lantern lighting, artist, main image & workshop supervisor

Brett Haydon
 

workshop assistant

Greg Neal
 

workshop preparation coordinators

Kathy Culley & Karen Schaefer

market deLight

Robyn Kelly & Jacob Stone

parade manager

Virginia Waters
 

school workshop coordinators

Nixie Wilson & Karen Schafer

purchasing officer

Karen Schafer

artists

Kathy Culley, Karen Schafer, Brett Haydon, Laila Page, Alan Lethbridge,

Junia Wolf, Martyn Fox, Nixie Wilson, Vivian Johnstone, Andrya Hart,

Chloe Rowland, Caitlan Baxter, Sam Campbell, Jenny Falconer & Poppi, Jyllie Jackson

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