Tech Mentors

reVision Tech Mentors

The reVision Tech Mentor program complementing the speaker series enables artists to grow skills where they’re needed most, particularly within areas of video and editing, VR, design software, social media and digital marketing and analytics, website development and online sales and brand development.
The Guildhouse reVision program has generous seed funding from the Day Family Foundation.

The program was developed in 2020, with support from the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and Creative Partnerships Australia.

2021 Tech Mentors:

Round two of the reVision Tech Mentor program sees 9 industry experts mentor 15 artists in digitally upskilling their practice.

Our round two mentees are Danielle Barrie, Sahr Bashir, Neville Cichon, Jess Dare, Marika Davies, Cindy Durant, Annelise Forster, Katherine Grocott, David Hume, Julianne Pierce and Margie Medlin, Mary Ann Santin, Madhu Saraf, Kasia Tons and John Ullinger.

The artists will be building on their skills in videography, animation, design software, website development, digital marketing, branding and communication.

Greg Kavanagh
Principal and Director, Branded Culture

Greg can help you with the strategy behind branding your business and help you apply that thinking to the commercialisation of your practice.

Expertise: Brand Development, Customer Experience, Marketing Strategy

Lana Davidson
Manager, Communications and Marketing, University of South Australia

Lana is a senior marketing communicator, writer and relationship developer with strong creative project management skills. Her experience spans the arts, government, corporate organisations and higher education.

Expertise: Brand Development, Digital Marketing, Publicity

Lauren Byleveld
Founder and Director, Studio Veld

Lauren is an experienced director, with around 30 years’ experience, and demonstrated history of working in the digital program delivery and business process strategy. She is skilled in web design, art direction, community engagement, executive management, and strategic planning.

Expertise: Website Design, Brand Development, Software Research, UX Design

Lewis Brideson
Digital Marketer, Fuller

Formerly the owner-editor of Adelaide’s thriving youth music and art magazine, Yewth, Lewis worked as a freelance filmmaker around Adelaide, while also interning at Music SA, before he joined the Fuller team where he has honed his creative skillset as a video editor and now digital marketer.

Expertise: Digital Marketing, Content Production, Videography and Motion Graphics, Adobe Creative Suite

Philippa Lawrie
Digital Designer, Fuller

As a digital designer facing both creative and technical challenges, Philippa applies UX/UI design principles to help create responsive, user friendly websites and digital content.

Expertise: Branding, User Experience and Interface Design (UI/UX), Adobe XD, Figma, Squarespace

Marina Pullin
Managing Director, Jungal™

Marina is an experienced and skilled Australian business leader with an incurable optimism and passion for great business outcomes and service the customers. She is the founder and designer of the award-winning Jungal™ freelancer platform.

Expertise: Business Strategy, Digital Design, Product Design

Scott Schubert
Senior Front-End Developer

Scott is a Front-End web developer with a background in digital marketing. He enjoys helping others by sharing his knowledge and teaching new skills.

Expertise: Web Development, Analytics, Digital Marketing

Integrated Design Practice, Sturt Street Adelaide

Snøhetta is a Norwegian integrated design practice of architecture, landscape, interiors, graphic and product design, with offices worldwide. They practice a self-defined trans-disciplinary process in which different professionals and disciplines exchange roles in order to explore differing perspectives.  Snøhetta can provide Graduate Architecture Mentors with skills in 2D and 3D design software.

Expertise: Design Software including: Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo, Enscape, Blender, Revit, AutoCAD

Bridie Letford
Bridie Letford
Senior Business Analyst, Comunet

A committed and passionate tech geek with 18+ years’ experience in IT, Bridie is skilled in providing practical guidance to artists and troubleshooting across a diverse range of platforms and marketing strategies.


Expertise: Website development, Online Sales & Social Media Integration

It was the perfect way to gain some really useful and practical knowledge from a prominent industry member to help me progress my career without needing to have huge plans or produce a whole new body of work.

Ellen Schlobohm

2020 Tech Mentors:
The inaugural Tech Mentor program sees 13 industry experts mentor 27 artists in digitally upskilling their practice.

Our round one mentees are David Baker, Thom Buchanan, Dave Court, Maarten Daudeij, Lisa Furno, Ray Harris, Anja Jagsch, Mary Jose, Carollyn Kavanagh, Rita Kellaway, PJ Lee, Cristina Metelli, Kylie Nichols, Julie Pieda, David Pedler, Judith Rolevink, Rosina Possingham, Lee Salomone, Ellen Schlobohm, Eleanor Scicchitano, Regine Schwarzer, Jane Skeer, Catherine Truman, Sarra Tzijan, Victor Waclawik, Hanah Williams and Robyn Wood.

The artists will be building on their skills in digital editing, design software, website and online shop development, social media marketing and communication.

Aaron Shuppan
Freelance Director, Writer and Cinematographer

Aaron made his first film at 14 years of age and has not looked back since. He is experienced across all areas of videography from shooting raw footage to the finished product.

Expertise: Videography & Writing

Adam Drogemuller
PhD Student, Tutor, IVE Student, UniSA School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences

Adam is a PhD Student and researcher working at the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE). His specialist topics are Human Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality.

Expertise: Virtual and augmented reality platforms, 3D printing/fabrication and prototyping.

Adrian Kenyon
Architect, Baukultur

Adrian has ten years of experience across a diverse range of commercial and residential projects where he has developed skills across various design software packages. As the partner of an artist he is also experienced in preparing documentation for project pitches including public art submissions.

Expertise: Design Software: Photoshop, InDesign, Revit, AutoCAD & Rhino

Amy Hourigan
Digital Marketing Consultant and Founder, Amy Who? Digital

Amy has spent the better part of a decade perfecting the art of digital marketing; marrying strong technical knowledge with marketing and communication skills to get people clicking on your website, and driving more effective results for your business.

Expertise: Digital marketing and analytics, media marketing.

Ashleigh McManus
Digital Marketing Coordinator: Analytics and Performance, University of South Australia

With an background in arts marketing, Ashleigh is passionate about data, analytics, and actionable insights to influence the who, how and what aspect of marketing.

Expertise: Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing & Analytics

Beth Shimmin
Marketing Executive, Marketing, Sales & Audience Engagement, Adelaide Festival Centre

Beth is a marketing and communications specialist with extensive project management experience working on major festivals and events in the visual and performing arts sectors.

Expertise: Digital Marketing, Social Media Profile, Online Sales & Website Development

Bridie Letford & Jessica O'Reilly
Bridie Letford
Senior Business Analyst, Comunet

A committed and passionate tech geek with 18+ years’ experience in IT, Bridie is skilled in providing practical guidance to artists and troubleshooting across a diverse range of platforms and marketing strategies.

Jessica O’Reilly
Co-Founder at Mochara Marketing

Jessica is an experienced digital marketing consultant who provides small and large businesses with growth strategies focused on returning measurable results.

Expertise: Website development, Online Sales & Social Media Integration

Emma Mellett
Marketing Officer (Campaign Services), University of South Australia

Emma is a communications professional working in the higher education sector, and is skilled in many facets of digital marketing and social media management.

Expertise: Digital marketing strategies, social media marketing, website development

Geoff Irvine
Front End Developer

Geoff has a background in building shopify themes for diverse clients including large and boutique fashion and product retailers.

Expertise: Online Sales

Kacy Ratta
Manager, Digital & Social, Adelaide Festival Centre

A well-rounded digital marketing professional, Kacy is an expert at working with teams, clients and agencies to deliver KPI breaking campaigns for internationally recognised organisations and events.

Expertise: Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing & Analytics

Marjeta Irvine
Brand Manager, Health Partners

Digital communications professional Marjeta brings 14 years’ experience developing marketing strategies and building brands for small and large businesses, and is passionate about improving quality of life in health and wellbeing.

Expertise: Brand Development, Digital Marketing and Analytics

Melanie Merlino
Digital Marketing Specialist

Melanie is a digital communications specialist with experience working in small business across the not for profit, creative/digital agency and education sectors.

Expertise: Social Media Profile & Website Development

Images,( L-R): Ellen Schlobohm, The Beehives of Goodwood, photograph Sam Oster; reVison Tech Mentors, photographs courtesy the mentors.

Photographic portrait of James Dodd

James Dodd

Built Environment, Installation, Outdoor, Painting, Public Art, Sculpture, Teaching, Wall Work.
Photographic portrait of Fran Callen

Fran Callen

Drawing, Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Public Art, Teaching, Wall Work.
A painting by Tom Phillips of a man painting another portrait, while a cat looks up at the work

Tom Phillips