Category Archives: International

Art Therapy in Costa Rica, 2012

Five MPS Art Therapy students and one alumnus are taking part in a three-week Multicultural Issues and Internship/Supervision summer course in Liberia, Costa Rica. Liz Dellicarpini (SVA faculty/Internship Coordinator) is supervising the students and Aaron Cockle (Director of Operations) is … Continue reading

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Faculty Highlight: Rebecca DiSunno

MPS Art Therapy faculty member Rebecca DiSunno, PhD, RNCS, ATR-BC, LCAT, recently had the opportunity to lecture and provide art therapy experiences to children in Rabat, Morocco. Dr. DiSunno writes… Our group of seven lectured at Villa des Arts on … Continue reading

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Faculty Highlight: Eileen McGann

MPS Art Therapy faculty member Eileen McGann, ATR-BC, LCAT, recently traveled to Cork, Ireland to visit the Art Therapy & Continuing Visual Education program at Crawford College of Art & Design. She writes: Ireland is a land of beauty, humor … Continue reading

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Faculty Highlight: Raquel Stephenson, Ph.D.

Raquel Stephenson, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT, gave a department-sponsored community lecture (2/10/12) about her recent work as a Fulbright Scholar in Estonia.  Dr. Stephenson taught at Tallin University in the Department of Applied Creativity, where BA and MA students study creative … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy hosts Russian art therapists

Our Department arranged a series of networking events for Russian art therapists visiting NYC for the Expressive Therapies Summit.  Department Chair Debi Farber conducted an art therapy workshop as part of an exchange of ideas and techniques with our international … Continue reading

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Alumni Update: Julie Combal (Class of 2004)

Hello from Puebla! I am currently on a one month artist residency program at the Arquetopia Foundation for Development (http://www.arquetopia.org/) in Puebla, Mexico. The city of Puebla is located 75 miles southeast of Mexico City, and in 1987 the historic … Continue reading

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Reception photos from Alumni Art Show

The photos below are from the September 16th opening reception of Life’s Work, an exhibit of alumni artwork at the Maison de Santé Saint-Paul, a women’s psychiatric clinic in Saint-Rémy de Provence, France.  See this recent post for more information … Continue reading

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Alumni Exhibition: Life’s Work

Life’s Work, a Joint Exhibition of the School of Visual Arts and the Valetudo Association September 16 – October 18, 2011 Reception: Friday, September 16, 11:30am-1:30pm School of Visual Arts (SVA), in partnership with the Valetudo Association, presents “Life’s Work,” … Continue reading

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Faculty member Eileen McGann presents at Estonian AT conference

On June 3-4, 2011, Eileen McGann presented at Tallinn University, Estonia as part of their first “Creativity and Creative Arts Therapies in Education and Health Care” conference, sponsored by Tallinn University & Estonian Society of Creative Therapies. Eileen reports: With … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: Installation and Exhibition

The last two days of the program were devoted to the installation and exhibition of work. Students from each group worked together in the joining of the neighborhoods. Students, parents, teachers, and staff were able to view the work, and … Continue reading

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