Category Archives: International

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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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: End-of-Week 2 and Week 3

The second week of the Costa Rica program ends with the students at La Victoria Elementary having done a great deal of work on their neighborhoods. Next up: Installation and Exhibition of Work

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: Week 2 is underway

After a week of orientation in Liberia, Costa Rica, MPS students have begun working with small groups of 4th – 6th graders at La Victoria Elementary School.  The groups are building foundations of recycled material upon which the young students … Continue reading

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Art Therapy in Costa Rica: Week 1 wrap-up

On Wednesday, May 25, MPS students met with children from La Victoria Elementary to discuss the project they will be working on and divide into small groups. Our students will be conducting morning and afternoon small group sessions with 4th, … Continue reading

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Recycled Materials Project in Costa Rica

On Tuesday, May 24, our MPS students in Costa Rica demonstrated the project they will be creating with La Victoria elementary school students over the course of a three-week program. They helped to construct bases made of wire mesh, plastic … Continue reading

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