|Cover art by Don Jones
In Celebration of the Mount Mary College Centennial ...
"POIESIS: Making, Transforming, Healing"
This all-day spring symposium on art therapy was held on April 19, 2013 and featured a keynote presentation by nationally known author and presenter,Stephen K. Levine, Ph.D., D.S.Sc., REAT.
About the Keynote -
Stephen K. Levine is adjunct faculty in Expressive Arts Therapy, professor emeritus of York University (Toronto), vice-rector and dean of the Doctoral Program in Expressive Arts at the European Graduate School (Switzerland), and co-director of ISIS-Canada, a three-year training program in expressive arts therapy. His publications include Song the Only Victory: Poetry Against War, Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics (with Paolo J. Knill and Ellen Levine), Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul, and Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering.
A special thanks to Mount Mary College Art Therapy Department, Wisconsin Art Therapy Association and Barnes and Noble Books for their participation and support of this event.
The Opening Colloquium
Early in the fall semester all students attend the Opening Colloquium,
a weekend of immersion in art making and therapeutic process held
in a lodge setting in the hills of Southern Wisconsin. This weekend
sets the tone for the academic year and begins the work of developing
the art therapy community.
Each year the College showcases the work of the graduate art therapy students. Check back soon for information on the next exhibit coming soon.