Category Archives: Alumni

Recent Exhibition by MPS Art Therapy Alumnus, Peter Buotte

Congratulations to MPS Art Therapy Alumnus, Peter Buotte, on his recent exhibit, “Invisible Wounds” at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, TX! Peter is featured on the American Art Therapy Association blog, where you can learn more about his work and the … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Alumni, Art, art galleries, Exhibition, Galleries

Featured Member: Pooja Bakri, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Tell us about yourself I received my undergraduate degree (BFA) from the Maryland Institute College of Art. I then received my MPS Art Therapy degree from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Since receiving my degree, I’ve had the … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Alumni, Art, Professional Development, Students

Adolescent yearbook

A traditional way to end school is to sign peers’ yearbooks, which are visual compilations of the school experience. The yearbook is memorabilia and an homage to the time that the students shared with each other during school. As the … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Alumni, Art, Exhibition, Faculty, Galleries, In Class, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Uncategorized, Workshops

Last Statement

Termination is the ending of therapy between a client and therapist. Termination can happen for various reasons. Having closure in the last session by reviewing the progress that has been made and allowing the client to talk about their feelings … Continue reading

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Guided Imagery

As the 2018-2019 year comes to a close, self-care was a important topic in classes. One way to self-care is to meditate. In the Group Art Therapy class, SVA MPS Art Therapy first year students did a guided imagery meditation … Continue reading

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3 Questions: Julia Volonts

The MPS Art Therapy program is excited to congratulate Julia Volonts, MPS, LCAT-LP, as the first alumnus of the program to be granted a Fulbright Award! Julia graduated from SVA with the Class of 2017; she will be using her … Continue reading

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Music Reflection

Music is a medium that is said to move the soul. So many people respond so poignantly to music, especially older adults. Music has been shown to remain a longer lasting memory than anything else. In discussing the geriatric population, … Continue reading

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Artistic Noise Open Studio Celebration

Please join us for an open studio on Monday, April 22, 4-7pm to celebrate the culmination of “Welcome to Our World,” a collaborative mural installation led by the young people of Artistic Noise. The studio is located at 132 W 21 Street, … Continue reading

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Self-portrait & Storytelling

The first year students were lucky enough to have two guest lecturers during their Adolescent Art Development class last Monday. Both were Creative Arts Therapists from the Cooke School: one was an art therapist (Ayde Rayas, ATR-BC, LCAT, MPS Art … Continue reading

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The View From Here

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