IATA Conference - Registration is OPEN!
We Are, We Belong Exhibition - Call for Submissions!
The Illinois Art Therapy Association's Multicultural and Diversity Committee and Exhibition Committee invite you to co-create an inclusive and equitable space to highlight, honor, and promote art therapists of color and their work.
We invite all self-identified art therapists of color, inclusive of all nationalities, gender identities and expressions, sexual and affectional orientation, religious backgrounds, and beliefs, age, class status, political perspectives, and abilities to submit artwork that explores and expresses identity.
SUBMISSION: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short artist statement and an image of your work (up to 3 pieces) including title, material, dimension and price/not for sale by July 3, 2017.
Call for IATA Conference Committee Members!
This year's conference co-chairs Amelia Thomley and Jenn Ross are looking for volunteers to join the Conference Committee. Come help create the most prominent art therapy event in Illinois! The Conference Committee includes many different roles with varying degrees of involvement including: Brochure Production/Marketing, Event Planning, Hospitality, Volunteer Coordination, and more.
This year's conference is focusing on the the themes of Human Development and Relationships. Conference committee members commit to attending once-a-month meetings, as well as the day of the conference. We will be meeting the first Sunday of every month in Andersonville (specific location TBD), from 5-6PM, with the first meeting being on April 2nd. The conference will be happening on September 23rd, 2017.
In addition to invaluable experience, networking opportunities, and contributing to the development of an important community event, committee members can attend the conference for free. Please email email@example.com with questions or to express interest in joining the committee. We look forward to hearing from you!