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Creative Formation

Within her workshops, Angela explores an array of themes including, community, identity, beauty & faith through directed teaching & creative projects.  These classes have been successful with small groups focused on spiritual formation, emotional wellness, & relational healing.  Additionally, they foster individual creativity & work well for one day workshops, conferences or retreats. Contact her for booking information & availability.

Angela Houk

Angela is the Founder & Director of New Joy Arts.  She has been creating & teaching art in a variety ways throughout the US for 20 years.  Her experience in both the performing & visual arts gives her a broad base to teach from as well as the resources to encourage artists of various disciplines. Angela has worked with community centers, schools, churches & arts organizations to encourage environments of creativity & growth.  


As a wife & mother of 4 children she is constantly finding inspiration & opportunities for creativity in the daily rhythms & challenges of family life. Beauty, grace & transformation are perpetual themes that shape her life & work.