Sunday, April 8, 2012

Spring is still in bloom...

Class of 2012 
Art of Connection Photos 
(click on the image below and on "slideshow" to view all images )

This exhibition showcased artwork by graduate art therapy students and the individuals they work with at their internship sites. Artwork in the show reflected the varied settings, populations, and practices of art therapy, and represented a culmination of the Master of Arts in Art Therapy program at SAIC. Participating Art Therapy graduate students included April Abesamis, Avery Blair-Wilson, Rifi Bleichman, Amy L. Cavazos, Cassie Lynn Dobbs, Michelle Ettlinger, Katrina Funk, Joyce Garside, GraceAnn Goll, Jae Hoon Kim, Charlotte Kimlick, Terri Kuberski, Stephany Latham, Emily MacArthur, Cass Magiera, Giselle Pagani, Jeannette Perkal, Kate Pfeiffer, and Hannah Shinozaki.


Art Therapy Symposium: April 13, 2012
The annual Spring Art Therapy Symposium sponsored by Mount Mary College and the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association will be held Friday April 13th, 2012.  The symposium is titled "SHADOWS AND LIGHT: Art, Therapy, and Depth" and features a keynote presentation by nationally known author and presenter, Shaun McNiff. 
For details click here.

Benefiting Global Alliance for Africa and its Therapeutic Arts Program


Come as you are, come as you were, come as you always wanted to be!
Adults of all ages, singles, couples, and groups welcome!
Prom photos, prom king and queen coronation, corsages, boutonnieres, and more!
 Purchase tickets online: $45 ($25 w/ student i.d.)


New Posts:



Call for proposals:

  Illinois Art Therapy Association Conference
Creating Possibilities: Art Therapy and Resilience in Contemporary Practice

The conference will be held on October 27, 2012 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
All proposal submissions must be received by email ( or postmarked by May 15, 2012 to be considered.
Visit here for the proposal form and more details.


 Alum Feature:
Ellen Holtzblatt
Ellen Holtzblatt is a Chicago-based artist, working in the media of 
painting, drawing, printmaking and artist books.
Ellen's Current Exhibit - Congregation Solel

 This solo exhibit includes woodcuts from her series, "Hamabul," and paintings from her series, "Yizkor" 
Friday, April 13, she will be joining the congregation for Kabbalat Shabbat services.
Exhibit Dates:
Mar 30 – Jun 6, 2012 
Congregation Solel, 1301 Clavey Road, Highland Park, IL