Category Archives: In Class

MPS Art Therapy Information Session on Vimeo

  A video of our most recent large group information session for prospective applicants¬†has been posted to Vimeo. It consists of a panel discussion with students, alumni, and faculty of the MPS Art Therapy program; and a quick tour of … Continue reading

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Adapted Easels and Stories for Children: Child Art Development Class Show

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Clay Sculptures

Clay is a very forgiving and easily manipulated material that is great to work with. Clay sculptures are edifices that have been used in cultures to tell stories, honor memories, and represent families. Today, the first-year MPS Art Therapy students … Continue reading

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3 Questions with Tami Herzog-Rodriguez

Tami Herzog-Rodriguez, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT, teaches the Child Art Development course for first year MPS Art Therapy students. The focus of the course is to examine the physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children, as well as the psychological and … Continue reading

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Doll Making in Art Therapy

Last week, first-year MPS Art Therapy students learned about making dolls. Dolls have been used throughout history as healing devices, scared items in religious ceremonies, and as representation of gods. They were not toys for children like they are in … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Information Session: Saturday, November 17, 12-3pm

This large group information session will consist of a panel discussion with students, alumni, and faculty of the MPS Art Therapy program; a tour of the MySelf exhibition; and an art-making exercise. Please RSVP.

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Community Murals

SVA MPS Art Therapy first-year students in the Methods & Materials class created collaborative murals in which they designed a community (real or imagined) anywhere in the world or beyond. Murals have a myriad of therapeutic benefits such as fostering … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Art Therapy Continuing Education Courses

SVA MPS Art Therapy is offering two continuing education courses in the Fall 2018 semester: Art Therapy as a Career Thursdays, September 20-October 11, 2018 6:30-9:30pm 4 sessions, 1 CEU, $150 Instructor: Jennifer Tedesco, ATR-BC, LCAT This course will provide … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy in Cork

The exchange between SVA and Crawford College of Art and Design (CCAD) of Cork Institute came to an end this week. On Monday SVA students visited Cork University Hospital where art therapist Angela Carrazza facilitated a studio visit. Angela explained … Continue reading

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SVA in Cork

SVA students began the exchange program in Cork, Ireland on Monday with a warm welcome from the Crawford Art and Design College of Cork Institute (CCAD). The program began with a lecture by Marianne Adams, an art therapist practicing in … Continue reading

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