Category Archives: Professional Development

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

Posted in Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Faculty, Galleries, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

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

Posted in Alumni, Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Galleries, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

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

Posted in Art, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students

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

Posted in Alumni, Faculty, Professional Development, Students

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

Posted in Alumni, Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Galleries, Professional Development

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

Posted in Alumni, Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Galleries, Professional Development

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

Posted in Alumni, Professional Development

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

Posted in Alumni, Conference, Faculty, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Congratulations to students in the soon-to-be graduating MPS Art Therapy Class of 2017, upon successful completion of their thesis presentations! Here is the list of students and their thesis topics, in the order they were presented: The school year ends … Continue reading

Posted in In Class, Professional Development, Students

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

Posted in Alumni, Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Faculty, Galleries, In Class, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students