WELCOME TO THE ART THERAPY STUDIO

The Art Therapy Studio is the oldest creative arts therapy program of its kind in the country. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those with physical, cognitive, or emotional challenges through the therapeutic use of art. We use art making led by credentialed art therapists to promote healing and wellness.

Client impact

ADRIANNE UPLIFTS WITH ART

Adrianne participates in our Discover the Artist Within You program and she has found healing benefits in creating art. She loves sharing her positivity with others and uses her art as a tool to do so. Read more about Adrianne and hear her story in her own words. Thanks for Joshua Kubicek of Mills James for producing our special 50th anniversary storytelling video series.

SARAH FINDS WELLNESS THROUGH ART THERAPY

Our Discover the Artist Within You (DTA) program provides 11 weekly art therapy group sessions with the purpose of exploring art for self-awareness and self-expression. Sarah started participating in DTA in the fall of 2015 and has made significant improvements in her life since then. Read more about Sarah and hear her story in her own words. Thanks for Joshua Kubicek of Mills James for producing our special 50th anniversary storytelling video series.

IN HER OWN WORDS: KATHY’S STORY OF MAKING ART WITH MEANING

For over a decade Kathy has been using art therapy to help her cope with life’s challenges, including being a full-time caretaker and facing the loss of her husband. See how art therapy has impacted Kathy and hear it in her own words. Thanks to Joshua Kubicek of Mills James for producing our special 50th anniversary storytelling video series.

EVENTS and shows

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Added Dimensions: Winter 2018 Fairhill Art Show

On display January 20 through March 31, 2018
George Streeter Gallery at Fairhill Studio
12200 Fairhill Rd., Cleveland, OH 44120

Please join us for our latest exhibit at our George Streeter Gallery: Added Dimensions. The show features a variety of mixed media pieces created by participants in our Discover the Artist Within You community program (DTA). This show is especially unique because it was curated and hung by DTA participants in our Freestyle Fridays art therapy group.

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Global Community: Making Connections Through Art

On display now through March 31
Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing
325 Superior Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Global Community: Making Connections Through Art is on display at the Cleveland Public Library Main Library now through March 31. The exhibit features selections from the George Streeter Permanent Circulating Collection combined with pieces created by Discover the Artist Within You participants.

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Art Therapy Thursdays at SPACES

First Thursday of every month
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
SPACES – 2900 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113

We are pleased to announce that Art Therapy Thursdays will continue in 2018. The community art therapy event takes place on the first Thursday of every month at SPACES Gallery on Detroit Avenue. The cost for the 90 minute art therapy session is $15 per person. Individuals can register for individual classes or for multiple classes. Participants will experience a wide variety of art therapy projects focusing on different media and techniques. .

February 1 Session: Explore the quirky world of Japanese-born American visual and performance artist Yayoi Kusama. Using mixed media, create a collage of circles and dots inspired by her fascinating work.  

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Registration Required – Call 216-791-9303 or email info@arttherapystudio.org