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MPS Art Therapy Philosophy of Space

The MPS Art Therapy Department is housed in an expansive, newly renovated space, that includes an open studio with an observation area for the training of students.  This studio, as well as the classrooms, are designed and operated based on … Continue reading

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Art & Horticulture Therapy

SVA alumni, Lena De Leo, ATR-BC, LCAT, presented to SVA MPS Art Therapy department a lecture about the intersectionality of art and horticulture therapy. She is a supervising art therapist at Green Chimney’s Residential Treatment Center in Brewster, NY, where … Continue reading

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Faculty Member Val Sereno Presents at the American Society on Aging Conference

Val Sereno, faculty member in MPS Art Therapy, presented this past Monday at the American Society on Aging (ASA) conference in Chicago. There were over 2,000 mental health professionals in attendance at the Hyatt Regency.  Her workshop was a collaboration with two … Continue reading

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Last Chance: YOUR TURN Closes March 18

This week is the last chance to see YOUR TURN, MPS Art Therapy’s spring exhibition. SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133 West 21st Street. Monday- Friday 9am-7pm. Saturday 10am-6 pm. Free and open to the public.    

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YOUR TURN: On View Through March 18

  The spring exhibition is an important part of the MPS Art Therapy curriculum, allowing students to consider ways to involve the community in their work.  Usually included as part of the students’ supervision class, this year it has been … Continue reading

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Evolutions of Us

MPS Art Therapy’s Special Projects Program collaborates with a variety of populations throughout New York.  In their latest project, students work with the artists of the organization Being Neighborly.  Their work is exhibited in a show entitled “Evolutions of Us,” … Continue reading

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Louise Nevelson: An Artist’s Life Informs Art Therapists

Friday, February 17, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm 133/141 West 21st Street, Room 101C Presenter: Laurie Wilson, PhD, LP, ATR-BC, HLM Free to the public.  CEC’s available for ATR-BCs A biographical study of Louise Nevelson reveals her search for identity through art-making … Continue reading

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WISHES TRANSFORMED: Reception Rescheduled for Friday, February 10

The opening reception for WISHES TRANSFORMED, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 9, from 6:30-8 pm, has been rescheduled for Friday, February 10, from 6:30-8 pm.  Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

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YOUR TURN: 2017 Spring Exhibition

School of Visual Arts and MPS Art Therapy present “Your Turn,” curated by faculty member Liz DelliCarpini, ATR-BC, LCAT. The exhibition is on view Saturday, February 18, through Saturday, March 18, at the SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York … Continue reading

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Revisiting Past Theses – Class of 2016

The thesis project is an integral aspect of the MPS Art Therapy program.  As we enter the spring 2017 semester, let’s take a moment to look back on the hard work of our alumni.  Here is a selection of thesis … Continue reading

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