Category Archives: In Class

Doll Making

Dolls have been an ever-present practice throughout different societies across the world. The specific type or use for the dolls developed in response to the specific culture at that time. Dolls have generally been linked to feminine power and energy. … Continue reading

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Junk Sculpture

Creating a sculpture from junk is a transformative and powerful process. Part of the process may include active engagement in finding objects from the person’s environment, which allows meaning to develop as the client selects junk which they identify with … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Congratulations to students in the soon-to-be graduating MPS Art Therapy Class of 2017, upon successful completion of their thesis presentations! Here is the list of students and their thesis topics, in the order they were presented: The school year ends … Continue reading

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This Friday, April 21: Class of 2017 Thesis Presentations & What I Carry Opening Reception

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Transforming Space

Transforming Space, an elective class taught by MPS Art Therapy Department Chair Deborah Farber, is a mini-course designed to offer a deeper understanding of material and method used in art therapy by focusing on long-term projects and non-traditional materials. Unique … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Each Spring semester, the 2nd year Community Access Through the Arts class visits Materials For The Arts, located in Long Island City, NYC. Materials for the Arts is New York’s premiere reuse center, providing a way for companies and individuals to … Continue reading

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MoMA Touch Tour

As part of the 2nd year Community Access Through the Arts course, instructor Val Sereno took her class to the Museum of Modern Art for a presentation detailing MoMA’s Access Programs, and a demonstration of a Touch Tour. We’ve asked … Continue reading

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YOUR TURN Opens Tonight!

Students and staff have been busy this week installing our annual Spring Exhibition, YOUR TURN, and it’s on-view for a sneak peek tonight, before it officially opens tomorrow. Please stop by if you can. The show will be up February … Continue reading

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BOOK SHOW, December 7-January 6

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INSECURITIES @ MOMA

Last week, Val Sereno took her Multicultural Issues in Art Therapy class to the Museum of Modern Art to view the Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter exhibition. From the MoMA website: For over 60 million persons in the world today, … Continue reading

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