Call for Proposals

Extended deadline of December 15th! 

2017 Spring Art Therapy Symposium at Mount Mary University.
April , 7th 2017
Title: Creative Action As Collective Action
Join us for an all day event of workshops, lecture, and discussions exploring how the arts inspire and promote community revitalization and personal empowerment
Spring Art Therapy Symposium Featuring Presentation by

Holly Feen-Calligan, Ph.D., ATR-BC

About the Keynote Speaker: For 27 years, Dr. Holly Feen-Calligan has directed the art therapy program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In this capacity she has negotiated art therapy internships and service-learning placements in neighborhoods all over the city and surrounding suburbs, allowing her to interact with numerous social service agencies, art centers, city leaders and citizens. In 2010 she co-founded ArtsCorpsDetroit, aimed at strengthening university-community relationships, service-learning and volunteerism for students, alumni and others who want to help revitalize the City of Detroit through the arts. A prominent speaker and published author, Holly’s diverse areas of research include effective models of service-learning, resiliency in African American homeless women, and community based art therapy models.  

Sponsored by Mount Mary University Art Therapy Department & Wisconsin Art Therapy Association
Call for Presentation Proposals
Incomplete and late submissions risk not being eligible for consideration.
Using the following template, please email your proposal and all attachments to  All proposals should be submitted electronically, no paper submissions please. Proposals must be received no later than November 30, 2016. DECEMEBER 15th, 2016. *Extended Deadline. Please contact us at with any questions.
Name of person submitting:
Contact  address: 
Format: (please mark x)    
Workshop_____Paper_____         Panel_____   Performance______
Presenters*:  Individual___ Group___  Panel___ 
Specifics on Workshops, Paper Presentations, Performances and Panel Discussions:
  • Time slots will be 50 minutes (papers and performances),  or 1 hour and 50 minutes (workshops and panels).
  • Conference registration fees will be waived for all presenters of all accepted workshops, paper presentations and panel discussions.
Please read instructions carefully. Proposals must include the following information (all in electronic format, no paper submissions):
1.     Program title (12 words or less)

2.     Program description (50 words or less)

3.     Presentation Objectives (three measurable objectives)       

4.     Brief biographical information for each presenter, including your current position

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