Category Archives: Alumni

Good Art: Bad City: October 30, 2017

The artists for the exhibition Good Art: Bad City are making progress in the studio. Opening reception November 10, 5-7pm, 132 West 21st Street, 5th Floor Studio    

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Good Art: Bad City: October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017: Artistic Noise youth, staff, and MPS Art Therapy students work together. Good Art: Bad City‘s opening reception will be November 10, 2017, 5-7pm.

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Good Art: Bad City: October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017: Work in the space begins!  Artistic Noise youth direct the transfer of their imagery onto the walls of the art therapy studio space.  Their staff and the MPS Art Therapy students and staff participate.

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Safe Spaces Gallery Tour

Two of the Safe Spaces curators, SVA MPS Art Therapy alumni Leslie Achitoff and Rob Belgrod, arranged gallery tours of the exhibition for SVA students.  First year MPS Art Therapy student Jenny Asaro describes her experience of the gallery tour … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Information Session: Saturday, October 14th, 12pm-2pm

SVA MPS Art Therapy invites any prospective applicants to join us this Saturday, October 14th, for an information session.  Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with department staff, faculty, alumni, and current students to learn more about the program. … Continue reading

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Interview with Lesley Achitoff, MPS Art Therapy Class of 2004

SVA Features recently interviewed Lesley Achitoff, MPS Art Therapy Class of 2004, about her involvement with Safe Spaces.  Please enjoy the full interview on the SVA website.  Safe Spaces is on view through October 26 in the MPS Art Therapy … Continue reading

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Safe Spaces: Opening Reception October 4, 5-8pm

Safe Spaces, an exhibition with artwork and music created by people incarcerated on Rikers Island, runs from October 4-26 Opening Reception October 4, 5pm-8pm 132 West 21st Street, 5th Floor Project Space Gallery Additional viewing hours by appointment

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Kate Lacour, MPS Art Therapy Class of 2009, TEDx Talk

Kate Lacour, MPS Art Therapy alumnus, class of 2009, recently gave a TEDx talk on her current work.  She has been working on a creative community access project in New Orleans where she founded a creative arts nonprofit which runs … Continue reading

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2017 Art Therapy Conference Reading Packet

The following PDFs constitute work from and recommended by presenters at the most recent Art Therapy Conference at SVA, Creative Arts Therapies: Innovation and Integration. Please note that this reading packet is for educational purposes only. All work is copyright … Continue reading

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

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