Monthly Archives: April 2014

Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations

Last week the MPS Art Therapy Department presented their theses! It was a celebration of the culmination of their theoretical training and their immersion, in the form of challenging and rewarding clinically oriented internships, into the field. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations

School of Visual Arts MPS Art Therapy Class of 2014 Thesis Presentations Wednesday, April 23 & Friday, April 25 National Arts Club, NYC During the course of their training, students have explored theoretical perspectives and clinical applications of art therapy. … 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

Posted in Exhibition, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

The Emerald Sketch Art: Paper Sculptures of Safe Places

Walking into the historic Connecticut State Capitol building on the eve of December 14th, patrons of perseverance, and consumers of culture came to witness the unveiling of survival, concretized. In commemoration of the Sandy Hook elementary school tragedy, artworks created … 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

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

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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Community Access / Grant Writing

The MPS Art Therapy Community Access course taught by Valerie Sereno gives students great opportunities to hear from, and work with, professionals in the field and throughout New York City’s vast creative community. Student art therapists develop the skills to … Continue reading

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