Monthly Archives: October 2017

Select Current Exhibitions in Chelsea

Gallery: Red Bull Arts New York, 220 W 18th St. Exhibition: Sarah Meyohas, “Cloud of Petals”, October 12th-December 10th Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 12-7pm   Meyohas integrates sculpture, photography, virtual reality, and organic media in this two-floor experience exploring the subjectivity of beauty, the … Continue reading

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Junk Sculpture

Creating a sculpture from junk is a transformative and powerful process. Part of the process may include active engagement in finding objects from the person’s environment, which allows meaning to develop as the client selects junk which they identify with … Continue reading

Posted in Art, In Class, Professional Development, Students, Workshops

Good Art: Bad City: October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017: Artistic Noise youth, staff, and MPS Art Therapy students work together. Good Art: Bad City‘s opening reception will be November 10, 2017, 5-7pm.

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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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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

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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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