Who We Are

Tiger Paws Junior – The Face


TigerPaws Junior is a teddy bear. He is a nice, charitable Teddy. He loves art and creation and tries to bring people together.  He was bought in Efteling, The Netherlands 🇳🇱 in 2012. His Dad, Tiger Paws, was found in Chicago 2007 and now lives somewhere in Barcelona.

Here’s the rest of our team:

Brian Roche (TPJ x) – Editor/Environmental Manager ❤️ 

Roger Kenny Photography at the Portrait Room Delgany Co Wicklow

Brian is a photographer from Ireland. He has been working for Tiger Paws Junior’s Stories since 2102. He is always working on something. He very passionate and driven and loves the site dearly and where it going. He’s also an established actor and ballet dancer.

Vivian Schaf (Beepig) – Artist


Vivian is an artist from Limerick city in Ireland. As well as being there from the start of the process of TPJ, Vivian is a qualified primary school teacher. She currently lives in Abu Dhabi and has previously lived in Berlin, Seville, South America London. She is always planning further travelling and loves the site dearly.

Brix Schaumburg (Tree Soul) – Writer, Poet and Podcast Creator

Brix is brilliant writer and person from Germany. He has landed a TV show is Germany and is creator of the very popular Podcast ‘Colours of Hearts‘. As well as this he writes wonderfully for TPJ, he is coach to team Germany, Netherlands and Belgium at the World Championships of Performing Arts and most importantly, he is Dad to a wonderful kid. He is writing his first book.

Rand Faris (Faria) – Writer, Photgrapher

Rand is an actor and photographer from Jordan. She studied drama and psychology in London and now lives and works in NYC. She met TPJ in New York in July 2014 and began working with the site in August. She loves writing, travelling and taking as many photos as she can. As well as all this, she loves music and friendship and plans to live life to the fullest. She is a wonderful writer.

Nathan Adam Elemen (Baby Rabbit) – Director, Photographer, Writer

Nathan is a director, photographer and writer from London, UK. He met TPJ in New York 2014 and has been contributing for the site since July. He specialises in stories and film-making. As well as this he is also a budding sportsman running 800m track and field. He is also a film director, actor and producer and has been accepted into the BFI. He loves music.

Anje Hellwig (Princess) – Animal Rights, Charity, Photography, Marketing

Anje is an actress, model and writer from Namibia, Africa. She met TPJ in LA in 2013 and started contributing to the site when they met again in New York in 2014. She loves working for animal rights. As well as acting on the screen and stage she has represented her country in the World Championships of Performing Arts in the USA and has participated and trained others in Miss Teen Namibia. She is super at what she does and has such a unique view of the world.

Kendall Keener (Momma KK) – Comedy, Writing, Acting

Kendall is from South Carolina, currently studying acting in New York City. She is a comedian, a writer and a performer. Her main interests are Musical Theatre, comedy, stage and films. She met TPJ in New York and has been on many adventures with him. She started writing for the site in August 2014 and sees TPJ as one of the family.

Ben Lowder (Bustaben) – Photography, Writing, Music

Ben has been working with TPJ since July 2014. He is a photographer and writer from Maryland in the USA. He is in university. His work and music is beautiful

Howard Caulfield (Howie)

Howard Caulfield is our resident festival coordinator and trip planner. After working as a trader in Dublin and Amsterdam, he moved to Shanghai  He has now returned to Amsterdam and works from there.

Elaine Gavin (Ellie) – Artist

Elaine is an artist from Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland 🇮🇪 She is a wonderful painter and creator. She joined TPJ in 2018. She also featured on the Irish V show Painting the Nation.

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe (Art)

Arthur has represented Ireland twice in the Olympics in Modern Pentathlon and again in 2012 and 2016. He was Modern Pentathlons European Champion. He’s also a fantastic film-maker..

Michelle Roche (The Moo) – Engineer

Michelle is from Ireland. She graduated from University College Cork before moving to London. She spends her time travelling to Mexico and working hard.

David Roche (Dochie)

David is an Irish student who specialises in management and hospitality. He loves music, creating art and cooking.

Sarah Palmieri (Palermo)

Videographer, Director, Actor

Sarah is a wonderful film-maker from Melbourne, Australia. Her work is greatly inspired by her adventures across the globe and the people she meets along the way; one being TPJ who she studied with at the Jaques Lecoq School in Paris. Sarah is currently in process of finishing an experimental documentary from her trip to Mount Everest and putting together a one woman show for the stage; which she loves dearly.

Jessie Morris (Cous Cous)

Jessie is a legal student from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. She is our Eagle and Merch Coordinator. She loves art, travelling, reading and everyone. She also loves Eldons Bar.

Mrs Shee (Gran) – who we try to make proud

The reason we’re so good at what we do. She makes us want to be better and shine our lights out at the World

6 thoughts on “Who We Are

      1. Then you qualify for a Liebster Award 🙂 I think I like having less personally. I have 25 🙂 and that’s with bots and myself :)))) Tiger Paws Jr is sweet btw 🙂

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