2021 Capstone Presentations & Virtual Art Exhibition
Please join us April 17.
Registration for this event is now closed.
The annual Art Therapy capstone presentations will take place virtually on April 17, 2021. We invite you to join us for a day of presentations and discussions as the graduating class of 2021 presents their final pieces of work. A virtual post-event reception will follow at 4:00 for those who wish to attend. All are welcome, but please register by April 14 in order to receive the log in information.
The students’ online galleries are posted below. We hope you enjoy exploring their work and learning more about them as artists and art therapists.
Introductions and welcome by Dr. Mary Andrus
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Rewilding My Art Therapist Identity: A Dialogue with Nature Based Art
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Creating Agency Using An Open Studio Approach
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Sensorimotor Art Therapy In a Secure Psychiatric Facility
10:30 - 10:45 AM: BREAK
10:45 - 11:15 AM
Play(ful) Arts Therapy: An Explorative Case Study of an Integrative Approach
11:15 - 11:45 AM
Who’s Listening? Voices of Older Adults in Time of COVID
11:45 - 12:15 PM
When Grief Becomes Personal During Professional Hours: An Art Therapy Exploration of Grief And Loss
12:15 - 1:15 PM: LUNCH
1:15 - 1:45 PM
The Application of Culturally Specific Art Therapy to Improve Self-Esteem in Sex Trafficked Youth
1:45 - 2:15 PM
Contextualizing wellbeing: The Allegory of the Cave and White Supremacy Culture’s Role in Clinician Burnout
2:15 - 2:45 PM
Therapeutic Ink: A Heuristic Inquiry of an Art Therapist’s Lived Experience Integrating Tattooing and Art Therapy
2:45 - 3:00 PM: BREAK
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Art Therapy Theory Versus Practice: How Setting Affects Professional Development
3:30 - 4:00 PM
Integrating Self and Theory: A Structured Response Art Method to Inform Treatment Planning