Featured Member: Nadia Paredes – American Art Therapy Association

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn The American Art Therapy Association represents a diversity of professionals, students, and organizations across the nation. We recognize and celebrate the work of our members at all levels through our Featured Member series. This week, we asked Nadia Paredes to share with us her experiences about what Hispanic Heritage Month means to … Read more

Artful Weekend October 1-2 – The Art League

Welcome to Artful Weekend, our listing of area art exhibits and events. This weekend: The September Open Exhibit and Impact: Reflections on 9/11 by George Robert Overhiser Jr. at the League; Modern Illuminations – Knowledge and Power at Reston Art Gallery; Christina Haslinger’s abstracts and Shadows by Jeremy Wright at Montpelier Arts Center; Memory is … Read more

Elegantly Sculpted Busts by Massimiliano Pelletti Interpret Art History Through Imperfection

Art #art history #busts #marble #Massimiliano Pelletti #sculpture #stone September 28, 2022 Grace Ebert Detail of “Venus de Medici” (2020), pink onyx, 67 x 34 x 45 centimeters. Photo by Nicola Gnesi, courtesy of Massimiliano Pelletti Italian artist Massimiliano Pelletti (previously) gravitates toward imperfection, and his practice revolves around transforming presumed defects like impurities, cracks, … Read more

3 Environmental Art Lessons to Get Your Students Thinking Green

Going green is more than just color these days. It is a lifestyle! Today, recycling, eating organic, and starting a compost pile are as trendy as the next dance on TikTok. While these are fads that have the potential to even out our carbon footprint, you may be wondering how to incorporate some environmental thinking … Read more

Artful Weekend September 23-25 – The Art League

Welcome to Artful Weekend, our listing of area art exhibits and events. This weekend: The September Open Exhibit and Impact: Reflections on 9/11 by George Robert Overhiser Jr. at the League; Art All Night in DC; Potomac Valley Watercolorists at Brookside Gardens; and Texture at Amy Kaslow Gallery. September 2022 Open Exhibit Chocolate with a … Read more

My Journey Exploring Medical Art Therapy for Burn Care: From Practice to Applied Research

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn By Bani Malhotra, MA, ATR-BC Working with a burning patient in India. Medical art therapy is a rapidly growing subspecialty of art therapy. Art therapists all over the world work in different medical settings, providing a range of services to children and adults in hospitals, outpatient clinics, palliative care settings, or community … Read more