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Advanced Luminous Mandala Workshop Student Work/May 5, 2012

On Saturday, Diane Tibbitts and I facilitated the “Luminous Mandala Advanced Workshop.”  We were so impressed with the deep healing that happened in the workshop as a result of the mandala drawing using meditation as a basis for the drawings.&n…

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So You Want to be an Art Therapist, Part Five: The Tale of Two Art Therapists

So can you find your heart’s desire as an art therapist in the 21st century? Here are two of the more oft-told career narratives I have encountered during the last several years. Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first? Primary To…

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So You Want to Be an Art Therapist, Part Three: The Art Therapy Credentials Maze

LPAT, ATR, ATR-BC, LPC, LMHC, LPCC…which letters after your name will get you your art therapist dream job? Primary Topic:  Therapy read more

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Rogue Gallery and Art Center Fall 2010 Classes: Monotypes: Multiple Plate, Large Format, & Chine Colle

Nov 6 & 7, 13 & 14 Sat & Sun 10-4

In this workshop, master Printmaker Nancy Jo Mullen will teach students to register and layer multiple plates to create mono-types on the press. Students will also have a chance to “work large” by creating a print using a 22”x18” plate, and students will learn to incorporate Chine Colle techniques into their mono-types. This class will be held off-site in the beautiful home studio of Nancy Jo Mullen. Class size will be limited to allow plenty of press-time and one-on-one instruction for each student. Instructor: Nancy Jo Mullen is a veteran printmaker, former director of the Rogue Gallery, and highly-esteemed professional artist whose work has been shown throughout the Northwest. COST: $210/members $230/non-members ($30 materials fee + list) Ages 18+ All Skill Levels For more information and to register, please contact:

Holly Kilpatrick Education Director Rogue Gallery and Art

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #9: Family Sculpture

Given a lump of clay or some canisters of Play-doh, how would you depict each member of your family of origin? It’s cool art therapy intervention #9 and it’s all about a creative way to explore your family system. Primary Topic:  …

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Playing for Change: Music for a Change of Heart

I woke up this morning to the headline that many people who are unemployed have simply given up the search for a job. And last night, while inspired by Barrack Obama’s press conference on healthcare reform, I secretly wondered if what is so close wil…

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