Posted May 12th, 2017 by & filed under Archetypally Speaking, Trauma, Grief & Renewal, Who’s Who at Southwestern College, Wild Heart Gallery, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Wild Heart Gallery
May 2nd was the Wild Heart Gallery opening night gala for Vicissitudes, the first solo exhibition for conceptual, multimedia artist and second year Southwestern College Art Therapy/Counseling student, Jessica Morris. The evening was filled with lively conversation, delicious refreshments, and music provided by SWC's own, Larry Harkcom.
Posted August 14th, 2016 by & filed under Trauma, Grief & Renewal, Wild Heart Gallery, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Honoring the Spectrum of Self On May 20, 2016 the Wild Heart Gallery hosted the opening night of "Honoring the Spectrum of Self," an exhibition where Southwestern College staff, faculty, and students were invited to investigate the sacred pieces that have shaped them as an individual or within the collective. The show featured a variety of works installed within the gallery…
Posted November 3rd, 2015 by & filed under Diversity Dialogue, Trauma, Grief & Renewal, Top News, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
Graduate Student, Amy Gordon, shares a powerful experience of her first Dias de los Muertos event.…
Posted October 24th, 2015 by & filed under Ann Filemyr, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
On Monday evenings there is an informal gathering of writers in the art studio building on the campus of SWC. Facilitated by Ann Filemyr, this group in dedicated to self exploration and expression through writing. The rules are simple: keep your hand moving, suspend judgment, and it is OK to write bad stuff. The exercises…
Posted April 23rd, 2015 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Come enjoy Laura's Art Show at the Wild Heart Gallery at Southwestern College. It will be up until the beginning of June, with a closing reception on Saturday 5/30 at 5:30!
by Laura Schoff
I feel with such a passion that art has the capacity to heal in many different ways. It has been my…
Posted October 10th, 2014 by & filed under Trauma, Grief & Renewal, Top News, SWC Blog, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
Exploring my own mortality by making choices regarding a living will and green/natural burial options, heightens my ability to live more fully right now. …
Posted October 30th, 2011 by & filed under Vision Quests & Earth Based Healing.
During my Internship I began a heart-warming relationship with someone I never would have met otherwise. I had created an Art as Healing group at a local residential facility for the gay and lesbian community over fifty. Residents would come and go throughout the season but one woman was always present no matter how grumpy…