seven thousand oaks is a not-for-profit, whose mission is to create a space where art and sustainability connect. We place art in the public sphere to raise awareness around sustainability issues and we are an online resource of artists, green arts suppliers and information around the sustainable arts movement.
Miyuki Jokiranta - Managing Director
Miyuki is a radio maker, a linguist and a cultural researcher whose goal is to raise awareness around meaningful issues. Completing her Bachelor’s in Journalism, at New York University, Miyuki freelanced for a range of National Public Radio programs, including their flagship environmental science program, Living on Earth. She went on to a Master’s in International Affairs at New School University, where she focused on the impact of cultural activity on quality of life. Since returning to Australia, Miyuki continues to expand her sonic horizons by freelancing for the ABC, however has developed seven thousand oaks to address a critical issue through cultural contexts.
Dominik Deak - Web Developer
Born in the Deutsche Demokratische Republik, Dominik lived most of his childhood in Hungary, moving to Australia to enter the IT sector after completing an Honours Degree in Digital Systems at Monash. Dom is often involved in projects such as web development, electronics and graphics programming. He draws inspiration from the intricate designs found in nature and in the phenomena observed in science; then tries to model them computationally.
Meeri Anneli- Designer
Meeri is a Melbourne based inter-disciplinary designer, who has recently returned from Helsinki Finland with a Masters of Environmental Art from the University of Art & Design Helsinki. Her design practice spans from product (re)design and fashion (re)design, to graphics and fine illustration - luckily all (so far) with an emphasis on sustainability. Meeri also creates unique products through her label Megafauna & Me - where all laptop sleeves, messenger bags and other useful accessories are made using recycled and reclaimed materials, and are locally produced entirely by her!.
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We are always looking for hands on deck. If you would like to volunteer with us, send an email to with your interests and skills.