Presence and Process in Expressive Arts Work: At the Edge of Wonder, a book by Herbert Eberhart and Sally Atkins, is written for those of us who engage the expressive arts as a way to facilitate learning, growth, healing and … Continue reading
ArtBreak is a how-to guide for offering art-based play that allows children to explore, plan, and pursue their creative interests. Developed and tested for six years alongside small groups of 150+ children in Southeast Ohio, ArtBreaks lower child stress, support … Continue reading
October ArtBreak “how to” workshop for grownups at Kristen Marra Marek’s Paper Moon Studio in Columbus. Thank you Susan Dlouhy for the pictures!
Such a pleasure to bring a finger painting ArtBreak to beautiful and historic Windy Hills Farm in Athens, Ohio for their Therapeutic Riding open house in March. My friend and Athens psychologist Dr. Jeanne Heaton on her horse Patricia. A … Continue reading
A privilege to showcase ArtBreak with Dr. Scott Titsworth, Dean of Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, on his show Teaching Matters. To listen follow this link to Episode 12, March 21 2017.
A new study by the National Endowment for the Arts identifies many social and emotional benefits for children through participation in the arts, especially support for social skills and emotional regulation. Children in ArtBreak tell us this too: If you’re … Continue reading
A “how-to” book published by Ohio University/Swallow Press will be out in June thanks to so many people including Margaret King who encouraged the program from Day 1: ArtBreak: A Creative Guide to Joyful and Productive Classrooms