Category Archives: Professional Development

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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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

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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

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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

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

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Community Lecture Series: Art of Autism – Beyond Etiology, Friday, April 14, 6:30-8pm

Join MPS Art Therapy next Friday, April 14, for our final Community Lecture of the Spring 2017 semester! This lecture will discuss the latest research on the etiology of autism and later explores treatment plans using Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) … 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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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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