Category Archives: Workshops

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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Evolution of Us

Posted in Exhibition, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Workshops

WAKING DREAMS

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Friday, September 23 Conference Reminder

Critical Engagement: Art and Community MPS Art Therapy presents its 32nd annual conference, with a keynote speech on socially engaged art practice presented by multidisciplinary artist Pablo Helguera, workshops and a panel discussion. Participating speakers include storyteller and creative director … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: MPS Art Therapy Fall Conference

Critical Engagement: Art and Community Keynote speaker Pablo Helguera (Mexico City, 1971) is a New York based artist working with installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance. Helguera’s work focuses in a variety of topics ranging from history, … Continue reading

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SVA @ Materials for the Arts

Field Trip! Last Wednesday Val Sereno’s Community Access class went to Materials for the Arts for a fun-filled tour and a demo on a DIY recycled paper project involving scrap paper, a blender, a window screen, and lots of colorful … Continue reading

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Printmaking Without a Press

MPS Art Therapy Child Art Development and Thesis Project instructor Lisa Furman, ATR-BC, LCAT, LPC recently conducted a printmaking workshop for an enthusiastic group of Art Therapy Department students, program applicants, and staff. Using found objects and simple, low cost … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Alumni Residency Exhibition: PROCESS

  During November 2014, MPS Art Therapy alumni Alexandra Caminiti, ATR, LCAT, (Class of 2012) participated in the Department’s inaugural Alumni Residency Program. Her work is now on view in the MPS Art Therapy Department 5th Floor Studio Space at … Continue reading

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Workshop for Russian Art Therapists

A group Russian art therapists and art therapy students, led by art therapist and photographer Alexander Kopytin, were in town recently for the annual Expressive Therapies Summit, and two MPS Art Therapy alumni had the opportunity to host a presentation … Continue reading

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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

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