The core team at Esker Arts Centre comprises an Artistic Director, Marketing & Box Office Manager, House Technician, and Front of House staff. All hold a wide range of expertise and talents essential for the delivery of events and programming at Esker Arts.
Sean is originally from Belmullet, Co. Mayo, with a background in Philosophy and Art History.
Sean has vast experience operating Arts Centres, previously serving as Director of Ballina Arts Centre for over 15 years, Assistant Arts Officer in Mayo County Council, and Co-ordinator for Meitheal Mhaigheo Erris Community Arts. Sean is also a widely published freelance arts journalist for well known magazines such as Irish Music Magazine and Hot Press, a keen painter, and an avid film fan with a particular love for arthouse film.
Marketing and Box Office Manager (Acting)
Originally from County Louth, Lee has a BA in Fine Art and Critical Cultures from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, and an MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management from UCD. Lee has previously worked at Cultural Organisations such as Dublin Theatre Festival, Bombinate Theatre and NCAD Gallery, as well as various administrative roles outside of the Cultural Sector.
Lee is also a practicing artist, with works exhibited in Rua Red, Platform Arts Centre, Catalyst Arts Centre and others.