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Lea Freni & Marianne Dorado Needell are co-founders of Create Collective Workshops, a multi-disciplinary art collective hosting creative workshops throughout the Northeast. Freni is passionate about art education and exploring surface design techniques with artists of all ages and skill levels.

For more information on CCW programming:


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Workshop Instructor | February 2024

Waterfall Arts - Belfast ME

Workshop Instructor | December 2023

Waterfall Arts - Belfast ME

Teaching Artist | September 2023

Center for Maine Contemporary Art - Rockland ME

Workshop Instructor | August 2023

Bay Chamber Music School - Rockport ME

Workshop Instructor | July 2023

Last Place on Earth - Brooklyn NY

Workshop Instructor | July 2023

Steel House South - Rockland ME

Workshop Instructor | June 2023

The Riley School - Rockport ME

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