Meet Our Team


Luke O'Neill is an award-winning artist & Founder at Union Street Arts. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications & Media Arts specializing in Cinema & Photography with a minor in Theater from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2016. He has traveled the world to capture some of the most amazing people, places, and stories. He has an engaging and captivating style. His style can be described as a beautiful visual documentation with emotional story driven films.

Luke is the owner of White Oak Wedding Films that plants an oak tree for every wedding film they produce as part of their mission to bring beauty and sustainability to the world.

Reece Smoot is one of SIU's prominent Digital Media majors of 2018, he has created work in serval different types of media ranging from film & portrait photography, local business advertisements, documentary film making, and 3d composited engineers at Union Street Arts and has recorded albums for the Carbondale area music scene. 

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Vincent is a Southern Illinois native, and is very excited to be collaborating with old & new friends on the Union Street Arts endeavor. Recently relocated from Chicago, Vincent returns to our region’s canvas having spearheaded several different projects mainly in the musical gamut. Namely, he is a member of the electro pop duo WINGTIPS, whose releases have garnered critical claim from press and fans alike in the dark alternative pop realm. The band have also toured and played live extensively; supporting several high profile acts, appearing at festivals, and headlining their own shows as well. The band’s upcoming album was recorded at Union Street Arts, where Vincent is currently a fixture on the collaborative end as a recording/live sound engineer, lighting designer, and consultant.

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