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…
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…
Here’s our newsletter for Spring 2020!
An excerpt from the book Expressive Therapies by Cathy A. Malchiodi
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
The American Art Therapy Association has a great article explaining Art Therapy. Click the link below to see it!
ArtVan is currently seeking a Director of Development and Communications. Full posting below!
Long-time Youth Artist Jalin Coleman was recently featured in a spotlight article by The Cryer. See the full article below.
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”.