Marta V. Martinez

Marta is the Founder and Executive Director of Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), the state’s only nonprofit organization that focuses on the cultural arts, history & heritage of Rhode Island Latinos. 

She is Director and Founder of Nuestras Raíces: The Latino Oral History Project of Rhode Island.

Marta has written and published a book entitled Latino History of Rhode Island: Nuestras Raíces, based on her work with the Latino history project and is currently writing a children’s book on the same topic. Her oral history transcripts are currently being adapted into scripts and they will be produced as theatrical monologues for future performances.

She is Artist-in-Residence at Trinity Rep and co-coordinates the annual summer production of Teatro en El Verano performances in partnership with Trinity.