Opening Thursday September 3rd at WSAC: "The Art of Practice" by members of the New England Art Therapy Association
- Come to WSAC this week for a rare Thursday Opening, 6-9 PM. The show
includes work form 20 artists in a variety of media including
painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Washington Street Art Center presents "The Art of Practice" by
members of the New England Art Therapy Association.
ON VIEW: 9/3-9/26/09, Saturdays 12-4 and by appointment
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, September 3rd, 6-9pm
CONTACT: Washington Street Art Center, 617-623-5315 or Lauren Leone,
HI-res photos for the press and interviews are available.
Members of the New England Art Therapy Association explore the
multiple meanings "the art of practice" can have for an art therapist
including one's art practice, one's practice as an art therapist and
also the word practice at its simplest level.
The Art of Practice is on display at Gallery 321 at the Washington
Street Art Center during the month of September, with an opening
reception on Thursday, September 3rd from 6:00-9:00pm. Normal gallery
hours are Saturdays 12:00pm-4:00pm with additional viewings available
The New England Art Therapy Association (NEATA) is dedicated to the
advancement and support of regional art therapists. The association
also welcomes the membership and involvement of students, consumers
of our services, and professionals from other disciplines that use
the visual arts as a modality for healing, recovery and wellness.
NEATA's mission is to serve its members and the general public by
providing, at a nominal cost, educational programs, referral services
and supervision opportunities related to the advancement of art
therapy. NEATA is affiliated with The American Art Therapy
Association and seeks to pass on benefits offered by AATA to its
The Washington Street Art Center houses Gallery 321, hosts studio
space for more than twenty visual artists, and presents exhibitions,
concerts, film series, and other art initiatives. The Center
participates in Somerville Open Studios each May and an annual open
studios and craft fair in December.
The Washington Street Art Center is between Union Square and Beacon
Street: a five-minute walk from Union Square and a ten-minute walk
from Harvard Square (two blocks from Beacon Street). The Center is
near or on the following bus routes: 87, 83, 86, and 91. Parking is
free and ample.
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