Category Archives: Special Programs and Projects

MPS Art Therapy Students Create “Quarantine Quilts” Group

In the Know talks with MPS Art Therapy students Missy Rubenfeld and Ella Hilsenrath about the Facebook community they started where quilt makers could share photos of their “quarantine quilts.” Read the full feature here! https://www.intheknow.com/2020/03/26/quarantine-quilts-facebook-group-brings-people-together/

Posted in 2020, Art, Special Programs and Projects, 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

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

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

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

The Mural Project: A Collaboration with Artistic Noise

The Mural project collaboration between Artistic Noise and SVA MPS Art Therapy Continues!

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

Q&A: Jennifer Byxbee, ATR-BC, LCAT

MPS Art Therapy is excited to welcome Jennifer Byxbee, ATR-BC, LCAT, MPS, for our next community lecture on Friday, November 22nd! Jennifer will be speaking about Digital Media Ethical Use and Considerations for Therapists. In this era of social media, … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Professional Development, Special Programs and Projects

Artistic Noise Mural Project: Week 2

This week, the Artistic Noise special project met at SVA, in MPS Art Therapy’s 5th-floor studio space (the soon-to-be site of the participants’ murals) for some additional brainstorming.

Posted in 2019, Art, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Workshops

MPS Art Therapy Special Project: Stress Relief with New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

This past Friday, Lawyers and Paralegals from the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) came to SVA for a stress relief art therapy session. NYLAG focuses on creating individual and systemic change for people and families experiencing poverty by providing … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Art, Special Programs and Projects, Students, Workshops