Pawan MishraFounder, Lune spark
Pawan Mishra left his dream job to help cultivate more young artists. In his words: "The last two years have been extremely challenging for the world. Art plays a vital role in bringing more hope, love, and joy to this planet. By helping children pursue their creative passions, more artistic seeds will grow and flourish into countless beautiful creations."
Olivia GibsonOperations Manager, Lune spark
Olivia Gibson graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2021 with her bachelor’s degree in Media and Journalism and a specialization in Public Relations and Advertising. Her main interests are film, entertainment, and production. Through her work in production, Olivia hopes to foster artistic spaces that empower artists to continue to share their gifts with the world, both on and off the screen.
Sandra OgleEditor & Writer
Sandra Ogle has been a professional writer and editor for over fifteen years. Her editing skills were honed during her time at Penguin Random House, and since then, she has been a freelance writer and editor for many different major trade and educational publishers. Over the years, she has edited novels written by a long list of high-caliber authors. She has also worked one-on-one with first-time and self-published authors, which she finds extremely rewarding. She has an MA in journalism from NYU and a BA in English from UT Austin.
Goldie VangAnimation Instructor
Goldie Vang graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2021 with her bachelor’s degree in Emphasis of Animation. With her abilities of storytelling and animating, she enjoys working in 2D digital programs to create short, animated films. She is thrilled to share with children on how they can bring their imaginations to life through animation!
Nisa OzbayAnimation Instructor
Nisa Ozbay studied Computer Animation Media Arts (Bachelors of Science) at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Her expertise includes designing graphic novels, children books, creating 2d/3d characters, and rendering special effects for short animations. A teacher at heart, Ozbay loves to educate young artists. She aspires to teach young and brilliant minds the techniques of character animation so that they get a head start in creating short movies.
Ma Angela BueranoAnimation Instructor
Ma Angela Buerano graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Animation. Her interests focus on 3D preproduction, animating, and compositing. While working on her animation projects, Buerano loves teaching and nurturing creativity in children from an early age. She has been teaching animation and graphic design part-time at a community college and has been working at summer camps for children for over five years.