CCC Staff

Barb Putman

Executive Director

With a Master of Arts in Communication and 20 years of grant writing, fundraising, and management experience, Barb works closely with stakeholders, community groups, education, and arts partners to make Community Creative Center’s mission a reality in Northwest Arkansas. At the helm since 2013, Barb is honored to lead CCC’s talented and creative team of artists and educators.

Lainie Coles

Marketing Coordinator

Lainie is a Fayetteville native who graduated from Arkansas Tech with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a minor in Psychology. She is an artist with specializations in watercolor, chalk pastel, ceramics, graphic design and digital illustration. For more about her work, please visit her portfolio site at: artbylainie.wordpress.com

Sarah Martin

Studio Manager

Sarah Martin is a multi-disciplinary artist with a background in ceramics. Through her work, Sarah recreates personal moments while emphasizing humor in the mundane. She is currently the studio manager and a teaching artist at Community Creative Center.

Wheel Mobile Staff

Anthony Capo

Wheel Mobile Engineer

A Miami, Florida native, Anthony finished high school in Eureka Springs and has made Fayetteville his home since graduating from the University of Arkansas. He’s been married to his wife Stacy for 23 years and they have two sons, Carson and Canon.