Art Therapy Vs Creative Wellness Activities what’s the big difference?

Creative Art-Based Therapeutic interventions (CATs) as well as exposure to and participating in creative arts activities can be a predictor of  wellbeing. However there are some pretty clear differences: Traditional Creative Arts Therapies First, Art therapy can offer an alternative approach to communicating with therapists or clients when words are not enough. It enables clients … Continue reading Art Therapy Vs Creative Wellness Activities what’s the big difference?

Creative Conversations Pen Pals Project

I am very excited to share the creations that were made during CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS Pen Pals Project Session #3. Artists exchanged creations in a back and forth creative expression over 2 weeks. Participants were challenged to incorporate the theme of ‘Wayfinding’ and all interpretations of this. With only 24 to 48 hours as the turnaround goal, new concepts … Continue reading Creative Conversations Pen Pals Project

A Plague on Both Your Houses

True, we are seeing indications of a resurgence in creative outputs across all forms of arts and culture now that many have found copious amounts of time to explore and apply themselves to their crafts. This is thanks to COVID-19 restrictions. By helping to keep each other safe, we have also supported a new wave … Continue reading A Plague on Both Your Houses

Coping & Resiliency  – How did the Arts Community See Us Through Panic, Boredom and Social & Personal Awakenings

I  miss outdoor concerts and day trips to galleries in Toronto. Last December, mostly I miss the murmurs of an audience and the dimming of the lights as players on a stage ready to perform a holiday show. Unfortunately  for now ghost lights are all that can be found on darkened stages across the world, … Continue reading Coping & Resiliency  – How did the Arts Community See Us Through Panic, Boredom and Social & Personal Awakenings