Category Archives: In Class

OPEN INVITATION

This exhibition is an “Open Invitation” to participate with MPS students and the people they work with at their internship sites. As artwork from the therapeutic relationship is put on display, the general public is asked to contribute to the … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibition, Faculty, In Class, Professional Development, Students

Matisse Cut-Outs @ MoMA

During the last decade of his life, Henri Matisse (1896-1954) turned exclusively to the innovative technique of the cut-out. Matisse took sheets of paper colored with gouache by his studio assistants and used scissors to cut shapes and forms, which … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibition, Faculty, In Class, Professional Development, Students

Stop-Motion Animation as Therapeutic Tool

First-year students have been expanding their concept of expressive therapeutic techniques in Debi Farber’s Methods and Materials class.  Recently, alumna Irina Derkacheva (class of 2012) visited the class and shared her knowledge of stop-motion animation techniques. Not only can animations … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni, In Class, Professional Development, Students, Uncategorized, Workshops

Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations

Last week the MPS Art Therapy Department presented their theses! It was a celebration of the culmination of their theoretical training and their immersion, in the form of challenging and rewarding clinically oriented internships, into the field. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations

School of Visual Arts MPS Art Therapy Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations Wednesday, April 23 & Friday, April 25 National Arts Club, NYC During the course of their training, students have explored theoretical perspectives and clinical applications of art therapy. … Continue reading

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Community Access / Grant Writing

The MPS Art Therapy Community Access course taught by Valerie Sereno gives students great opportunities to hear from, and work with, professionals in the field and throughout New York City’s vast creative community. Student art therapists develop the skills to … Continue reading

Posted in In Class, Professional Development, Students

MPS Art Therapy Conference: Trauma, Art and Social Constructs