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A quote from Jamie featured in The Cryer

A quote from Jamie featured in The Cryer

A quote from ArtVan Executive Director & Founder Jamie Silvestri recently appeared in The Cryer newspaper. Full text below the image! The Cryer Cares About Us… “Last fall at the Brunswick Farmers Market I did my usual routine, picking up The Cryer on my way in. Someone said, “Great picture in The Cryer!” I said…

ArtVan & Covid-19

ArtVan & Covid-19

As ArtVan is following Maine’s Mandate for Social Distancing, all of our Spring Programming is currently cancelled. We are reaching Youth through monthly, safely-distributed, new Art materials and Instructional Project Ideas. In April we distributed 157 “ArtBags” to 7 neighborhoods in 4 communities.  We also are presently working on instructional ArtVan Sessions on our new Youtube…

ArtVan Newsletter: Spring 2020

ArtVan Newsletter: Spring 2020

Here’s our newsletter for Spring 2020!

“Expressive Therapies – History, Theory, and Practice” by Cathy A. Malchiodi

An excerpt from the book Expressive Therapies by Cathy A. Malchiodi

Frontiers in Psychology: Art Therapy, Community Building, Activism, and Outcomes

Frontiers in Psychology: Art Therapy, Community Building, Activism, and Outcomes

A study by Holly Feen-Calligan, Julie Moreno and Emma Buzzard of Wayne State University. Full article below as published in the September 2018 edition of Frontiers in Psychology

American Art Therapy Association: “What is Art Therapy?”

American Art Therapy Association: “What is Art Therapy?”

The American Art Therapy Association has a great article explaining Art Therapy. Click the link below to see it!

Now Hiring: Director of Development and Communications

Now Hiring: Director of Development and Communications

ArtVan is currently seeking a Director of Development and Communications. Full posting below!

Artist Spotlight: Jalin Coleman

Artist Spotlight: Jalin Coleman

Long-time Youth Artist Jalin Coleman was recently featured in a spotlight article by The Cryer. See the full article below.

ArtVan Featured on Maine Public Radio
In The Field #4

In The Field #4

ArtVan – Lewiston Public Library youth is rolling in the “art zone”, focused, and like a performance art piece her finger dances across the paper, she says, “this really feels good”.