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Meet the Team

  • Mick Smyth

    Project Manager

    Mick has the essential practical "know how" of how to get things done; meeting deadlines, managing logistics and resources.

  • Cathriona Roughneen


    Cathriona's skill set includes Time Management, Technology, Payroll, Book Keeping, Planning, Management and Organisational Ability.

  • Brid Kivneen

    Community Arts Worker

    Brid is a skilled Painter has facilitated many of the workshops run by Artsquad. She creates beautiful silk scarves and paintings. You can view some of her work by clicking here.

  • Henri Hedou

    Community Arts Worker

    Master ceramics and pottery craftsman. His an experienced workshop facilitator. View Henri's site here.

  • Brendan Timlin

    Community Arts Worker

    Brendan is a Wall & Floor Tiler by trade. His skills include Landscape Painting, Prop Construction and Art Installations.

  • Willie Carson

    Community Arts Worker

    Willie has been with the project since the early days. His skills include Woodwork, Painting and Model Making.

  • Sanita Vecbrale

    Community Arts Worker

    Her skills include; sewing, basket making, props, photography, facilitating workshops, etc. Has abundant creativity and is excellent at developing practical solutions for projects. Click here for more info.

  • Brett Henning

    Community Arts Worker

    Brett facilitates a music session twice a week in HSE care settings. He also designed and developed the Artsquad website and logo.

  • David Mclnerney

    Community Arts Worker

    David is a Cabinet Maker by trade. Since joining Artsquad he has become one of the main prop builders and model makers in the team.

  • Mary Henning

    Community Arts Worker

    Mary is a Creative Director in film making. Specialising in Independent Film and Music Production. Some of her videos for artsquad can be viewed here.

  • Sawtun Tun

    Community Arts Worker

    Sawtun is a skilled Wood Carver. His talents include music, painting, prop making and Tai Chi.

  • Christine Kelly

    Community Arts Worker

    Christine is a talented Costume Designer and Tailor. She also creates amazing works on glass with painting and leading.

  • Julianne Hennelly

    Community Arts Worker

    Julianne has a BA Hons Degree in Design from The Limerick School of Art and Design. Her skills include; Fashion Design/ styling, Hair Stylist, Make-up Artist, Singer/ Songwriter, Caricaturist, Painter/ Decorator, Event Organiser and Sign making.

  • Paul O'Driscoll

    Community Arts Worker

    Paul specialises in sculpture using mixed materials from Willow to recycled materials. Is also an acclaimed musician as singer/ songwriter, guitarist and vocalist for the band Section 4 (among others).

  • Christina Peterson

    Community Arts Worker

    Christina is a creative and imaginative Artist who has a keen interest in fantasy and surrealism. Her skills include painting, drawing, calligraphy, printmaking, Batik and sculpture.

Past team members

  • CiarĂ¡n Sinclair

    Community Arts Worker

    Ciarán's background includes  Outdoor Sport, Juggling, Circus Arts, Woodwork, Sculpture and Stilt walking. He has been a great asset to Artsquad for his performance abilities, workshop facilitation and prop construction.

  • Adam Florion

    Community Arts Worker

    Adam is a skilled carpenter, sculptor, painter, welder and his talents include work across a wide range of materials.

  • Aidan Crotty

    Community Arts Worker

    Aidan is a highly skilled Artist. His disciplines included are Fine Art Painter,Camera Obscuria Builder, Sculpture (working in different mediums including Willow). He is involved with Prop building and is a workshop facilitator.

  • Urs Harttung

    Community Arts Worker

    Urs Harttung is a Designer, Maker and Educator. He mostly works in Wood but he also uses Fabric, Leather and Paper to create his Furniture and Sculptures pieces, Yurts and fine Art for Indoors and Outdoors. He runs craft workshops and takes on freelance work and commissions.


7 Golden Mile
Industrial Park,
Breafy Road,
Co. Mayo

Tel: 094 903 8014
Email: masq@iol.ie


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Deparment for Social Protection Mayo County Council