Community Art Therapy Programs 

SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE

Sessions run April 5th through June 18th, 2021

All programs take place at our Studio located in The Fairhill Partners Building at 12200 Fairhill Road, Room C153,  Cleveland unless otherwise noted. 

Deadline to register for sessions is March 22nd, 2021.

Virtual Participation is now Available for all programs. Your art therapist will connect with you individually to get you set up to participate after you have selected that you would like to Virtually Participate. 

Register for our Community Art Therapy Sessions by clicking here. Registration opens February 16th. 

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify, follow this link for more information. 


Monday

Painting & Drawing (Sign up here) 

Develop your own drawing style as we use simple exercises to learn the basics of how to draw. We will also explore the basics of acrylic and watercolor painting. 

Art Therapist Amber McElreath, ATR-BC

10:00-12:00 pm

 

Quiet Painting & Assemblage Group (Sign up here) 

Whether you’re a beginning or a more experienced student, come explore the process of painting or assemblage with guidance and encouragement in a quiet, low-key environment.  

Art Therapist Amber McElreath, ATR-BC

1:00-3:00 pm


Tuesday

Discover The Artist Within You (Sign up here)

This class is designed to help people with specific needs, including those affected by an accident, stroke, or chronic illness, including cancer. Develop your own style in a relaxed and supportive setting using various media and techniques. 

Two separate sessions are available, please see times offered below. 

Art Therapist Kim Gazella, MA, ATR-BC

10:30-12:00 pm; 1:00-2:30 pm***

***Due to the limitations caused by COVID-19, Discover the Artist Within You will be conducted virtually and not in person. Your art therapist will connect with you individually to get you set up to participate.  

 

Morning Open Studio (Sign up here) 

Enjoy the small group setting with personalized guidance to explore drawing, painting, collage, or printmaking for self-expression or relaxation. 

Art Therapist Amber McElreath, MA, ATR-BC

10:00-12:00 pm*** 

***Due to the limitations caused by COVID-19, the Tuesday Morning Open Studios held at Ursuline College will be conducted virtually and not in person. Your art therapist will connect with you individually to get you set up to participate.

 

Afternoon Open Studio (Sign up here)

Enjoy the small group setting with personalized guidance to explore drawing, painting, collage, or printmaking for self-expression or relaxation. 

Art Therapist Briannia Love, MA

1:00-3:00 pm at Art Therapy Studio

 

Tuesday Quiet Painting (Sign up here)

Whether you’re a beginner or a more experience student, come explore the process of painting with guidance in a quiet, low-key environment.

Art Therapist Amber McElreath, ATR-BC

1:00 pm -3:00 pm***

***Due to the limitations caused by COVID-19, the Tuesday Quiet Painting Group held at Ursuline College will be conducted virtually and not in person. Your art therapist will connect with you individually to get you set up to participate.


Wednesday

Media Sampler (Sign up here) 

Explore a variety of media including acrylics, various drawing methods, watercolors, or combine it all in your own mixed-media artwork. 

Art Therapist Diane Troyer, MA

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Creative Clayworks (Sign up here) 

Explore the basics of building clay pieces by hand, successful glazing, and utilizing mixed media to express yourself and your style. 

Art Therapist Briannia Love, MA

1:00-3:00 pm


Thursday  

Papermaking and More! (Sign up here)

Delve into the time-honored, tactile nature of paper for self-expression through techniques like paper making, collage, bookbinding, paper sculpture, and more.

Art Therapist Matthew Koshar, MA, ATR-P 

10:00-12:00 pm


Friday 

Friday Open Studio (Sign up here) 

Enjoy the small group setting with personalized guidance to explore drawing, painting, or collage for self-expression or relaxation. 

Art Therapist Kim Gazella, MA, ATR-BC

10:00-12:00 pm

 

Freestyle Fridays (Sign up here) 

Whether your interest lies in painting, drawing, or mixed media; we can guide you to create distinctive artworks. 

Art Therapist Matthew Koshar, MA, ATR-P

1:00-3:00 pm

Locations

Art Therapy Studio
The Fairhill Partners Building
12200 Fairhill Road, Room C153
Cleveland, OH 44120
Directions to Fairhill Partners

Ursuline College (Temporarily Closed)
Parker Hannifin Building, Room 305
2550 Lander Road
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
Directions to Ursuline

MetroHealth Senior & Wellness Center (Temporarily Closed)
Old Brooklyn Campus, Room ST-025
4229 Pearl Road
Cleveland, OH 44109
Directions to MetroHealth

SPACES (Temporarily Closed)
2900 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Directions to SPACES