Andy Petrusevics

Biography

Andy Petrusevics is a contemporary visual artist who works across all media forms, most recently producing film work. Andy’s role on illuminart projects includes Artistic direction and animation, and script development. Andy also mentors and teaches some of the digital media modules in illuminart’s training projects.

Andy graduated from the South Australian School of Art in 1984 with a BA and Grad Dip in Fine Art, and has produced and exhibited art in Australia and Japan since 1983. His work can be found in many private and gallery collections in Australia, including the Art Gallery of South Australia and the National Gallery in Canberra.

His work has also been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows at the CACSA, “buzz, fizz, pop” in 2011 and the AEAF, “ebelief” in 2009. Andy has shown in the Adelaide Festival twice, in particular in the Adelaide Biennial in 2006 with the installation work “ethink and laminex Malevich”.

He has performed in the Adelaide Fringe many times, creating the character OTTO for the Weimar Room’s production of “Berlin Cabaret” in 2002, where he performed and acted as creative design director within the collective. In 2013 he won the Adelaide Fringe Festival poster competition.

For 14 years he worked as a Graphic Designer at the ABC in Adelaide where he contributed to national programs such as Poh’s Kitchen, The Cook and the Chef and George Negus Tonight.

An experienced visual artist and animator, he joined illuminart in 2014, working as one of the animators on Anzac Albany as his first project with the team.