Category Archives: In Class

Doll Making in Art Therapy

Last week, first-year MPS Art Therapy students learned about making dolls. Dolls have been used throughout history as healing devices, scared items in religious ceremonies, and as representation of gods. They were not toys for children like they are in … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Information Session: Saturday, November 17, 12-3pm

This large group information session will consist of a panel discussion with students, alumni, and faculty of the MPS Art Therapy program; a tour of the MySelf exhibition; and an art-making exercise. Please RSVP.

Posted in Alumni, Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Faculty, Galleries, In Class, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

Community Murals

SVA MPS Art Therapy first-year students in the Methods & Materials class 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 … 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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MPS Art Therapy in Cork

The exchange between SVA and Crawford College of Art and Design (CCAD) of Cork Institute came to an end this week. On Monday SVA students visited Cork University Hospital where art therapist Angela Carrazza facilitated a studio visit. Angela explained … Continue reading

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SVA in Cork

SVA students began the exchange program in Cork, Ireland on Monday with a warm welcome from the Crawford Art and Design College of Cork Institute (CCAD). The program began with a lecture by Marianne Adams, an art therapist practicing in … Continue reading

Posted in In Class, International, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

Summer 2018 International Program Works with AHRC NYC

On the final day of the exchange program students went on a site visit to AHRC NYC as a follow-up to a special project earlier in the program. AHRC is an organization dedicated to providing support to adults with developmental … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 International Program Visits The Foundation Center and the Joyce Theater

The Summer 2018 International Exchange program continues through this week.  First-year MPS Art Therapy student Jenny Asaro writes about some of the events and workshops from last week’s program: On Friday night faculty and students from SVA and CIT gathered … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 International Program Visits Materials for the Arts

This summer, SVA MPS Art Therapy is partnering with the Art Therapy department at the Cork Institute of Technology in Cork, Ireland for a summer international exchange program.  Here, first-year MPS Art Therapy student, Jenny Asaro, writes about the first … Continue reading

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Summer 2018 Continuing Education Courses

PDC-1026-A / Art Therapy as a Career Tuesday, June 5-26, 6-9PM 4 sessions; 1CEU; $150 AhnHee Strain, ATR-BC, LCAT; art therapist, The Art Therapy Project This course will provide an overview of careers in the field of art therapy. Topics … Continue reading

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