We are excited to announce that AATA’s 2022 Virtual Conference will be held December 17 – 18! The AATA National Office along with our volunteer conference committee is currently developing the program for the virtual conference, so stay tuned!
After three years, we were thrilled to host our first IN-PERSON conference in Minneapolis this month! 600+ people attended the three-day conference, packed with sessions from morning coffee with the Board. If you missed any of this, join us for our Virtual Conference, Dec. 17-18!
Whether you’re an aspiring author or a seasoned one, join editorial members of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association on Friday, Nov. 11, at 2pm, for a Shared Interest Networking Group session at the annual conference in Minneapolis! We will be...
Please join us for these special demonstrations at the Annual In-Person Conference! Catch Maggie, the Art Therapy Bus, on Nov. 10th; Franz Spohn from Faber-Castell; and a demo from BLICK Art Materials, both during Exhibit hours Nov. 10 – 12.
October 28, 2022 | Craig Siegel, ATR-BC, ATCS, Multicultural Committee Chair
The AATA Multicultural Committee will be hosting its annual Quilt Project in the Open Studio during the Annual Conference. Join us in person on Friday, November 11, 2022, from 4 to 5 pm. To reserve your space to participate in this meaningful and collaborative art-making event, click here.
AATA invites undergraduate students to share their scholarly and creative accomplishments during an Undergraduate Poster Session held during this year’s Virtual Conference, Dec. 17-18. Poster presentations are graphic displays of work with individual discussion.
AATA Members have the opportunity to display their artwork in the 2022 Member’s Art Slideshow Exhibition!
The Marketplace is available to active members of the American Art Therapy Association to sell their creations such as jewelry, pottery, art, prints, sculpture, and other similar products. It’s a great way to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit!
Our 53rd Annual Conference program continues to grow! Check out our latest additions: Special Interest Networking Groups (SIG) and Master-Level Clinician Supervision Sessions! SIGs are taking the place of Focus Groups that were previously held at our conferences. These are informal conversations where practitioners gather to talk about shared experiences and learn from one another.
We are excited to introduce our Conference Keynote Speaker, Ted Meyer. Ted Meyer is a nationally recognized artist, curator, and patient advocate, helping patients, students, and medical professionals see the positive in the worst life can offer. Ted’s rare niche mixes art, medicine, and stories of healing and survival, drawing from his experience as a lifelong patient of Gaucher Disease.