News and Events
Learn more about upcoming info sessions, open studios, and discussions related to the field of art therapy and the program at Lewis & Clark.
We Are the Most Beautiful People: Documentary Spotlights Adults with Disabilities
Graduate School Art Therapy instructor and film director, BA Short, says the documentary challenges the notion of beauty and what it means to be beautiful, and centers on the lived experience of adults who live with disabilities.
Check out the work of ART327: Useful Art in the Watzek Library! Now through mid-December.
#WhatDoYouStandFor?A new collaborative art installation is on display at the entrance to Rogers Hall on the graduate campus.
Art Therapy Hosts Second Open Studio for Ukrainian Community on May 1Art therapists will be present at the event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 to facilitate the process as we set our hearts and wishes in motion by creating art inspired by Ukrainian traditions. All art supplies will be provided and interpreters will be available.
2022 Senior Art Exhibition: Don’t Blink
Don’t Blink showcases 13 art projects that are the product of the hard work and commitment of the art department’s 2022 graduating class.
View Art Therapy’s 2021 Capstone GalleriesBrowse the online galleries from art therapy’s graduating class of 2021.
Portland Police Officers grow beards to raise money for art therapyOrganizations include Randall Children’s Hospital, where art therapy students earn many internship hours.
From KOIN: Legacy art therapy program helps cancer fighters
Art therapists see the difference in people when they express themselves with art
Art Therapy professor Mary Andrus spearheads pivotal art therapy legislationSpearheaded and championed by Professor Mary Andrus, new legislation signed into law by Oregon Governor Kate Brown (JD ’85) earlier this year will create new licensure requirements and protections for art therapists practicing in Oregon.
Art Display: Youth ShackledWatzek Library is proud to display a temporary exhibit by Art Therapy graduate student Kat Scarim entitled Youth Shackled.
Congratulations to the 2019 class of educators, counselors, and administrators!Information regarding ordering photos, as well as a link to view the recording of the ceremony, are now available.
Student and Faculty Art Therapy ExhibitFebruary 4 – March 14, York Commons
The healing power of artFrom The Chronicle, October 2018: Lewis & Clark’s graduate school adds art therapy to its palette of counseling programs.
Past EventsMay 12, 2023
Creativity, Healing, and Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness
Friday, May 12, 2023, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 6 CEUsApril 28, 2023
Polyvagal Theory, Art Therapy & Trauma Treatment
Friday, April 28, 2023, 9 a.m.- 4p.m. | 6 CEUsApril 27, 2023
Now in person! Art Therapy open studio for LC students, faculty, and staff
L&C Open Studio is a weekly in-person studio session providing individuals a place to come to create and find community. Every Thursday from 3-6 pm, we invite members of the Lewis & Clark community to join! Attend for the full 3 hours or drop in as long as you can.
Art Therapy is located in room 326 of Rogers Hall on the Graduate Campus.
Chair Cort Dorn-Medeiros
Lewis & Clark
615 S. Palatine Hill Road MSC 86
Portland OR 97219