Creative Hands Gallery

About Us

Creative Hands is a contemporary Cape Cod gallery of Fine Art and Fine Crafts.  It provides local and visiting patrons of Cape Cod a place to view and/or purchase one-of-a-kind handcrafted artwork for everyday use and enjoyment in a formal gallery setting.  The Gallery features the works of an eclectic cross section of both established and emerging artists: glass blowers, jewelry makers, potters, wood turners, furniture makers, print makers, bird carvers, sculptural artists and more.  Each piece of artwork is displayed in a manner so as to give it space to be viewed and enjoyed individually. 

Located along picturesque Route 6A in the town of Sandwich, the Giving Tree Sculpture Gardens surround Creative Hands Gallery.  As you walk the trails through the gardens you will pass through a 250 year old bamboo garden, come across meditation areas, stroll through Rhododendrons and Azaleas in the spring, and black-eyed-susans, shasta daisies, and a huge variety of wild flowers in the summer.  The trail leads over a covered bridge, and edges Scorton Creek with a bench to relax and watch as osprey and gulls fly over head, kaykers paddle by, and fishermen fish from their canoes, before crossing over an"Indiana Jones" style rope bridge.  Throughout, the gardens are specked with thoughtful sayings, and brightly colored annual plantings.  The gardens certainly make for a great environment to view the artwork in the gallery.

Jim Irvine, the owner of Creative Hands Gallery, is a long time potter. Having grown up in Lincoln, Rhode Island, and having attended art school in Providence, he participated in many Fine Art and Craft Festivals throughout the years.  The next logical step in his career was to open a Fine Art and Craft Gallery, giving him a place to show his own work as well as that of other very talented artists he's met at the various craft shows.