Please join us for these special demonstrations at the Annual In-Person Conference!

Maggie, the Art Therapy Bus: Nov. 10th

Maggie, the Art Therapy Bus, will be open for visitors at the AATA Conference Nov. 10 from 12-2pm and 5-7pm. The bus helps breaks down barriers of accessibility and brings art therapy directly into communities. The bus was created by Lisa M. Lounsbury, MA, LMFT, ATR-BC, and her private practice, Art Lab Rx, LLC, and is fully ADA-compliant mobile art therapy clinic. It’s nicknamed Maggie after Margaret Naumburg.

Come by and check out Maggie, the Art Therapy Bus, for a show-and-tell tour! (There won’t be an opportunity to make art at the time.)





Franz Spohn from Faber-Castell: Nov. 10 – 12 during Exhibit hours

Franz Spahn demo from Faber Castell (

Franz Spohn from Faber-Castell will present a variety of adaptive, easy to use and highly pigmented art materials. Franz will describe the general properties and potential of each material within the context of a daily project which will change each day. Those interested are encouraged to participate in exploring scratch drawings using beeswax crayons and water-soluble gel sticks, creating simple pop-up structures with World-Color pencils and Pitt artist pens, and, finally, free-flo images using Goldfaber dual tip watercolor markers on Yupo – all chock full of creative potential and enjoyment!

Franz Spahn demo from Faber Castell (


Franz Spahn will be at the AATA Conference during our Exhibit hours Nov. 10 – 11 from 10:15am to 5pm and Nov. 12 from 10:15am to 3pm.







Hero Figures from BLICK Art Materials: Nov. 10 – 12 during Exhibit hours

Heroes can be characterized by many admirable traits. Pay tribute to everyday community heroes with this simple wire and wood figure sculpture in this BLICK Art Materials lesson plan activity. A fun and thoughtful way to study human form in 3 dimensions. Materials provided. The lesson plan we’ll be featuring is here.