Artsbridge

June 16, 2009

This summer I will be an art instructor in a three week intensive program in Boston called Artsbridge. I am incredibly excited and honored to be a part of this program and will be updating my blog regularly over the summer as the experiences there unfold…so keep checking back! Below is a description of the program, courtesy of their site...

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This last year has been a very productive one for me and my personal art making. Although the first year of art therapy graduate school was incredibly intense and busy, I actually seemed to increase my studio time. I think one way of looking at it, is that I’ve been “practicing what I preach” as an art therapy student and...

June 13, 2009

I will be participating in a group show called “Viking Mountain Funeral.” The title makes you kinda curious doesn’t it? 🙂 Saturday June 6th, 6pm-12amDJ’s, performances, bands, & refreshments Sunday June 7th 12pm-7pmOpen Studios in the area It should be an interesting show…see the attached flyer to the left for more details!

May 20, 2009

“It is in the space between inner and outer world, which is also the space between people–the transitional space–that intimate relationships and creativity occur.” -(D.W. Winnicott from Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena,1951) The term “transitional object” is used frequently in art therapy. In her book Handbook of Art Therapy, Cathy Malchiodi gives an excellent description of the meaning behind transitional...

May 17, 2009

My painting practice has been an integral part of my experience as an art therapy student. This summer I look forward to spending even more time in my studio. The studio is like an old friend, that is always there waiting patiently for my return… My studio shifts constantly, but is always packed with inspiration & works in progress. Here...

May 11, 2009

I wanted to share that I will be taking part in a show of art and performance that will include first and second year creative arts therapy student work. We wanted to open up our studio and learning space to the public and share some of the experiential and personal work that we have been doing as artists, dancers, and...

May 7, 2009

Yesterday was my final day of classes for my first year in graduate school…I don’t think it’s quite hit me yet on many levels, and the idea of “summer break” seems quite foreign to me after a number of years without it! I keep checking my computer for another paper that needs to be written, but they are all finished....

May 7, 2009