art therapy

May 2, 2017

Professional Development for Teachers at 'A Taste of Tyler'

Author: issarevell

Tyler recently invited 40 Philadelphia School District teachers to 'A Taste of Tyler', a set of professional development workshops delivered by Tyler faculty. Workshops included a therapeutic bead collage exercise, a book-making demonstration, a printmaking demonstration (pictured above), a community arts exercise, and an exploration of 'play' in the classroom. Read More

May 2, 2017

SpArc Philadelphia at Tyler

Author: issarevell

Tyler's Art Education and Community Arts Practices and Art Therapy Departments were proud to host a reception celebrating the artists of SpArc Services’ Cultural Arts Center exhibition, "Identity Crisis". The show was an exhibition of new work exploring the dichotomy between how people with disabilities represent themselves and how they are perceived by those around them. Read More

February 27, 2017

'The Art of Recovery: An Exhibit of Work by Women in Recovery from Eating Disorders' at Tyler

Author: issarevell

This past Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, Tyler School of Art welcomed the Renfew Center and their traveling exhibition entitled 'The Art of Recovery: An Exhibit of Work by Women in Recovery from Eating Disorders' in the Tyler atrium. Over 60 people were in attendance for the event, including Professor Lisa Kay's Introduction to Art Therapy class. After hearing presentations by art therapist Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC and Shelby, a Renfrew Center alumna, students and attendants were able to engage them in discussion about their experiences at the Renfrew Center. After attending the event, one student remarked that it was "an eye-opening, deeply affecting experience". Read More

November 2, 2016

New Art Therapy Course Open to Undergraduates and Graduates!

Author: issarevell

The Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department is excited to offer a new course during the spring 2017 semester for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning about the field of Art Therapy. Introduction to Art Therapy ARTE 3004 (Undergraduate CRN# 31088)  Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm ARTE 8004 (Graduate CRN# 27050) Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm   Course Description This course offers students a didactic and experiential overview of the field of art therapy. Material covered includes history, theory, and practice of art therapy, processes and approaches, as well as a survey of populations, settings, and applications. Lectures, readings, discussion, audiovisual presentations, experiential art making exercises, and guest presentations comprise the structure of this course. Read More

February 23, 2016

Tyler Alum Rebecca Asch Gives Lecture on Trauma and Art Therapy

Author: issarevell

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Tyler Alum (B.S. Art Education) Rebecca Asch, ATR-BC (Board Certified Art Therapist) returned to Tyler School of Art to give a lecture entitled "Trauma and Art Therapy". Rebecca talked about her art therapy research with veterans, her clinical experience with patients on an adult psychiatric unit, and the transformative art projects she facilitated with refugees through BuildaBridge. Rebecca is pictured above, speaking to students in Professor Lisa Kay's Introduction to Art Therapy class in the ReForm exhibition. Read More

October 13, 2015

Dr. Lisa Kay to Lead Workshop at the 2015 Art and Special Education Symposium

Author: issarevell

Tyler School of Art's Dr. Lisa Kay will be presenting an afternoon workshop titled 'Circle of Wholeness' at this year's 2015 Art and Special Education Symposium at Moore. Participants will create miniature mandalas using mixed media and found objects. Learn about a trauma-informed creative arts curriculum for adolescents who have experienced adverse childhood events.             Read More

February 10, 2014

Dr. Lisa Kay Wins National Award

Author: jamieforslund

Tyler Faculty Member Wins National Award Dr. Lisa Kay, Assistant Professor, Art Education and Community Arts Practices, Tyler School of Art, Temple University is being honored with the Mary J. Rouse Award from the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Women's Caucus. The Rouse award is given annually to recognize the contributions of an early professional who has shown potential to make significant contributions in the art education profession. Kay will be presented with the award at the 2014 NAEA conference in March in San Diego, California.    Lisa said, "It was an honor to be considered for this award but actually receiving this recognition is beyond my wildest imagination. When I look at the long list of award winners whose work has shaped the field of art education, I am humbled. Seeing my name added to the lineage of art educators is an incredible honor, which supports my previous efforts and challenges me to manifest my most creative work."    Read More

November 19, 2013

Dr. Lisa Kay to Present at Fulbright Panel

Author: jamieforslund

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Howard Gittis Student Center on the Temple University campus, Dr. Lisa Kay will be participating in the 8th Annual Global Conference: Global Movement, Urbanization & Cultural Dynamics.  Dr. Kay was awarded a Fulbright Teaching and Research Grant in 2011 to Hungary titled, Bridging Borders: Art Education, Art Therapy and Qualitative Inquiry, where she was affiliated with two host universities, Moholy Nagy University of Art and Design and ELTE University. Lisa’s interest in narrative story telling - that encourages personal reflection, self knowledge, and healing in the context of making art - is evidenced in selection of focus for her Fulbright, in her devotion to art education and art therapy and certainly in her own art.    Read More

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