Opening Reception of Spring Exhibition 2013

Participants and friends of the MPS Art Therapy program gathered Thursday night for the opening reception of Through the Look Glass. The exhibit highlights work by second-year students and the clients they work with at their internship sites.

Frst-year student scholarships are also awarded at this annual event. Department Chair Deborah Farber, ATR-BC, LCAT, presented several scholarships– the Estelle Bellomo Award for Excellence in Art Therapy, the Ray Levine Annual Scholarship Award, and departmental Merit Awards– to exceptional first-year students Suzanne Deisher, Javere Pinnock, Shelby Kanaly, Charlie Drake and Ingrid Mellor.

It was an exciting evening for the MPS Art Therapy students and the clients they work with.

Liz DelliCarpini, SVA faculty and curator of the spring exhibit, speaks with guest

MPS Art Therapy student Courtney Kates

MPS students Jessie Leete, Laney Wallace, and Stephanie Feinberg

MPS Students Ingrid Mellor, Charlie Drake and Javere Pinnock

MPS Art Therapy students Ann Goodstein and Paget Walker with faculty Stephanie Gorski

Debi Farber, Chair of the MPS Art Therapy Department, speaks with guests

Marc, Kevyn and Jeffrey Levine standing beside the photo for the Ray Levine Scholarship

MPS Art Therapy Student Kelly Merriam

Suzanne Deisher, recipient of the Estelle Bellomo Scholarship Award, with Eileen and Patrice Bellomo

MPS Art Therapy students AhnHee Strain, Jacqueline Tassiello, and Mary Budd


MPS Art Therapy students Hina Suri and Arianna Villarreal

MPS Art Therapy student Jennifer Russo with faculty Robert Grant

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