Category Archives: Workshops

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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MPS Art Therapy & New Museum: Draftsmen’s Congress

We were invited by the New Museum (http://www.newmuseum.org/) 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

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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

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Judi Betts Watercolor Workshop, April 11th

Judi Betts (http://www.judibettsaws.com/), 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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