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Community Murals

SVA MPS Art Therapy first-year students created collaborative murals in which they designed a community (real or imagined) anywhere in the world or beyond. Murals have a myriad of therapeutic benefits such as fostering opportunities for discussion and building a … Continue reading

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Current Exhibitions in Chelsea

Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art   Address: 537 West 20th Street, NY 10011, New York Chelsea, USA Dates: Wed 12 Sep 2018 to Sat 27 Oct 2018   David Zwirner presents Endless Enigma: Eight Centuries of Fantastic Art, … Continue reading

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Currently Accepting Applications for Fall 2019!

SVA MPS Art Therapy is currently accepting applications for Fall 2019! SVA’s Master of Professional Studies MPS in Art Therapy is an immersive two-year, 60-credit program that prepares students to become licensed art therapists.  MPS Art Therapy is interdisciplinary in … Continue reading

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“MySelf” Installation

“MySelf,” an exhibition of artwork and writings by people incarcerated on Rikers Island, opens today, October 4, 2018.   The opening reception will be held on October 11 from 5pm-8pm at 132 West 21st Street, 5th Floor. Leslie Achitoff, curator of … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Art Therapy Continuing Education Courses

SVA MPS Art Therapy is offering two continuing education courses in the Fall 2018 semester: Art Therapy as a Career Thursdays, September 20-October 11, 2018 6:30-9:30pm 4 sessions, 1 CEU, $150 Instructor: Jennifer Tedesco, ATR-BC, LCAT This course will provide … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE! Valery Daniels Memorial Lecture, September 27, 2018

SAVE THE DATE! Valery Daniels Memorial Lecture, Featuring Presenter Ellen Speert Thursday, September 27, 6:30-8pm More Information Coming Soon

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SVA in Cork, Ireland: Observation and Art Therapy

Last week SVA students in Cork had the opportunity to connect with their new environment in a variety of ways. At the beginning of the eco-art therapy workshop with Suzie Cahn students were encouraged to ground themselves in their senses, … Continue reading

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SVA in Cork, Ireland: Eco Art Therapy

On the third day of the Summer 2018 International Exchange Program, SVA students took a trip to Spike Island and participated in an Eco Art Therapy workshop. Art Therapist Suzie Cahn facilitated the workshop using natural materials in the wilderness … Continue reading

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Walk with Me Closes Saturday, March 3, 2018

Walk with Me, the MPS Art Therapy 2018 exhibition, closes Saturday, March 3, 2018.  The artwork on view was created by second-year MPS Art Therapy students and the people they work with at their internship sites.  This year, the MPS … Continue reading

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Students Visit The Foundation Center

Community Access, a course for second-year MPS Art Therapy students, focuses on the professional role of an art therapist.  Knowledge of professional organizations, credentialing and licensure, public policy, advocating for the field and client advocacy are all explored.  As part … Continue reading

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