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Creative Cape Cod is committed to:

Accessibility: It is important to us that everyone has the opportunity to engage in art making, and we work hard to remove barriers that could inhibit participation. We actively seek out diverse voices, perspectives, and talents, promoting inclusivity and equal access for all.

Empowerment: We believe that everyone is capable of expressing themselves creatively, and we provide a nurturing environment that supports personal growth and self-discovery.  

Social Impact:  We recognize the power of the arts to effect positive change in our community and beyond by facilitating  collaboration and projects that promote authentic conversations between neighbors and visitors alike.

Celebrating the Process: We understand that the creative process is itself an essential part of being human. By valuing experimentation, risk-taking, and the joy of discovery, we encourage innovation, resilience, and lifelong learning.

Through our commitment to creativity, accessibility, personal empowerment, and celebration of the creative process, we aspire to contribute to a vibrant community where artmaking flourishes, enriching the lives of all. 

Christine Martell Owner Creative Cape Cod

Christine is a Community Arts Instigator and  teaching artist, with a focus on cultivating inclusive communities through the visual arts.  She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, an MS in Education from Portland State University,  and has wide-ranging teaching experience that spans various age groups, including schools, non-profits, corporations, government initiatives, and special events, This eclectic instructional experience paired with her interest in connecting people through creative collaboration makes her the ideal artistic guide for artistic beginners and experienced artists alike. 

  You can find out more about her at http://christinemartell.com/about

Linda Louis

Linda Louis
Teaching Collaborator

 

Art Educator Linda Louis brings a wealth of experience to Creative Cape Cod. She has taught studio art to children and adolescents in a variety of settings, prepared future K-12 art teachers at Brooklyn College City University of New York and Massachusetts College of Art. She has published numerous academic articles and authored the children’s book on painting, “In the Paint”– a resource for educators and parents seeking to nurture artistic growth in children– in collaboration with former New York Knicks player and landscape painter, Patrick Ewing (Abbeville Press, 2000). Linda currently offers professional development for K-12 teachers, incorporating her extensive classroom experience and research into workshops on making as a way of knowing.