Category Archives: Art

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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Good Art: Bad City: A Pop-Up Shop by Artistic Noise

Artistic Noise youth invite the NYC community to get to know them by transforming the MPS Art Therapy studio space into their Pop-Up Shop. This event expands a collaborative art project that is currently in-process. Artistic Noise exists to bring the … Continue reading

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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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Community Lecture Series: Creatively Reusing Materials to Engage Participation, Friday, October 20

Join SVA MPS Art Therapy for the first Community Lecture Series of the Fall 2017 Semester! Friday, October 20, 2017, 6:30-8pm 133 West 21st Street, Room 101C Free and open to the public CEC’s available to ATR-BCs Creatively Reusing Materials … 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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This Friday, April 21: Class of 2017 Thesis Presentations & What I Carry Opening Reception

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Transforming Space

Transforming Space, an elective class taught by MPS Art Therapy Department Chair Deborah Farber, is a mini-course designed to offer a deeper understanding of material and method used in art therapy by focusing on long-term projects and non-traditional materials. Unique … Continue reading

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The Face of Hidden Leaders: Opening Reception April 6

Join us in celebrating the talents and work of featured young artists in this collaborative exhibition. Opening Reception: Thursday, April 6, 5-7pm Friends and Family Reception: Friday, April 7, 5-7pm 132 West 21 Street, 5th Floor

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Loving Human Kindness: Opening Reception Thursday, April 6

Join us for the opening reception of Loving Human Kindness, an alumni-curated show on view from April 1-21. Reception is April 6, 7-9pm, 132 West 21st Street, 5th Floor Project Space Studio. Email [email protected] to make an appointment for additional … Continue reading

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