Membership News

2020 Call for Applications and Nominations

2020 Call for Applications and Nominations

February 13, 2020

The American Art Therapy Association celebrates individual members who are making an impact in our profession and community.  Every year we recognize members who are elevating the field, and we support the next generation of art therapists who will transform the profession. This is your opportunity to honor colleagues and recognize the unsung heroes and visionaries of the field or take the next step in your career by applying for a scholarship.

In Tribute to Dr. Mildred Lachman-Chapin

In Tribute to Dr. Mildred Lachman-Chapin

October 16, 2019

Mildred (Millie) Lachman-Chapin, MEd, ATR-BC, HLM, died on August 26, 2019 at the age of 97. An educator, clinician, author, and internationally-exhibited painter, Millie was involved with the AATA since its founding in 1969. Thank you to the friends and colleagues who submitted the below reflections

2019 Election Results are in – Thank You for Voting!

2019 Election Results are in – Thank You for Voting!

October 3, 2019

We are pleased to announce the 2019 election results for leadership positions with the American Art Therapy Association. These newly-elected leaders will be installed at the American Art Therapy Association’s Annual Conference in Kansas City, MO. Thank you to everyone who participated in these elections!

In Tribute to Don Seiden

In Tribute to Don Seiden

September 16, 2019

Thank you to all the friends and colleagues who submitted the below reminiscences and notes in memory of Don Seiden. Special thanks goes out to Dan Anthon and Mary Andrus who coordinated and organized this article and to Randy Vick for writing the introduction with details of Don’s life.

In Memoriam: Dr. Mildred Lachman-Chapin

In Memoriam: Dr. Mildred Lachman-Chapin

September 3, 2019

AATA mourns the passing of Mildred (Millie) Lachin-Chapman MEd, ATR, HLM who died on August 26, 2019 at the age of 97. Millie was an educator, clinician, internationally exhibited painter, author, and was involved with the AATA since its founding in 1969.

In Tribute to Gladys Agell

In Tribute to Gladys Agell

September 3, 2019

The art therapy community lost a champion when Gladys Agell, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Dr. Agell was the AATA’s 9th President (1983-1985) and was awarded Honorary Life Membership in 1986 in recognition for her outstanding and pioneering contributions to the Association and to the profession as a clinician, educator, researcher, and editor.