Category Archives: 2020

The Family Life Cycle Theory

All families go through a variety of circumstances. Recently, second year MPS Art Therapy students discussed and created visual representations of The Family Life Cycle Theory. This theory outlines the stages of development that a family may be going through. … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, In Class, Students

Special Project with El Puente Williams Plaza After School Program

MPS Art Therapy had a great time collaborating with the El Puente Williams Plaza After School Program yesterday! Participants created mixed media, self-representational album covers.

Posted in 2020, Art, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Workshops

MPS Art Therapy Student Highlight: Lillian Beach

MPS Art Therapy: What drew you to Art Therapy? Lillian: I’ve always been interested in art, and [it’s been] present in my home life. I’ve always wanted to do some kind of career where I could help others so when … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, Students

The Mural Project: A Collaborative Public Event

“We are strong young New Yorkers. We believe major problems in our society are racism and ignorance; people who are hypocritical, dishonest, stubborn, judgmental, unwelcoming, closed-minded and disrespectful. Our collaborative murals ask the question ‘WHAT IF…?’ What if we work … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, Special Programs and Projects

New Exhibitions at the Chelsea Galleries

Jessica Stoller: Spread P.P.O.W Gallery, 535 West 22nd St. New York, NY 10011 Dates: January 9th – February 15th, 2020 “Working in the realm of figurative sculpture, Stoller mines the rich and complicated history of porcelain, harnessing its links to … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, Exhibition, Galleries

MPS Art Therapy Student Highlight: Julia Ponce

MPS Art Therapy: What inspired you to pursue a career in Art Therapy? Julia: My industrial design background helped me to find art therapy because my undergrad thesis was to create a product to help children express their emotions. Through … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, Students

Mural Project Collaboration: Public Event

Recently, the Mural Project collaboration between Artistic Noise and SVA Art Therapy expanded participation during a public community art event. Thanks to all that contributed!

Posted in 2020, Art, Special Programs and Projects, Students

Future Art Therapists Prepare for the Professional World

Community Access is a second-year class that prepares MPS Art Therapy students to enter the professional world. During the first class of the Spring 2020 semester, students were asked to imagine their future career, and consider how four aspects- money, … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, In Class, Students

MPS Art Therapy Special Project: Gilda’s Club

Last week, MPS Art Therapy students accompanied SVA’s Special Projects Coordinator, Val Sereno, to Gilda’s Club NYC. Gilda’s Club is an organization that provides free cancer support groups, lectures, social events, and workshops for cancer patients and their families. During … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Art, Special Programs and Projects, Students

The Mural Project, Continued

More from the Mural Project collaboration between Artistic Noise and MPS Art Therapy…

Posted in 2020, Art, Special Programs and Projects, Students