Category Archives: Workshops

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

Posted in Alumni, International, Professional Development, Workshops

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

MPS Art Therapy & New Museum: Draftsmen’s Congress

We were invited by the New Museum ( to participate in a exhibition project, April 12th, 2014. For this exhibition, the Polish artist Pawel Althamer realized a collaborative project entitled the “Draftsmen’s Congress”. The project involved inviting a range of … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibition, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

Home Exhibition Reception: Friday April 11, 2014

This exhibition is a visual exploration into the concept of one’s ‘home’. The exhibit features work and choir performances by the talented members of Boys Hope Girls Hope NY, and was curated by Naomi Cohen-Thompson, ATR-BC, LCAT (MPS Art Therapy … Continue reading

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

Judi Betts Watercolor Workshop, April 11th

Judi Betts (, a signature member of the American and National Watercolor Societies, conducted an all too brief Watercolor and Animals Workshop in the MPS Art Therapy department. For those of us accustomed to New York City’s frenetic pace, Judi’s … Continue reading

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