Welcome! We are an active and engaged Association of members from all over the State of Illinois, dedicated to the growth of the field of art therapy and to increasing our knowledge about this specialized therapeutic practice.
By joining the Illinois Art Therapy Association (IATA) you can:
For questions regarding membership, please contact Theresa Dewey, Director of Membership, at IATAmembership@gmail.com or click here and follow the prompts to join now!
Membership Categories: Descriptions and Fees
Professional: Dues are $35.00 per year. [In addition to AATA dues of $164.00]
Individuals who have completed graduate level education in art therapy. Professional members may vote, hold office, and serve on committees.
Associate: Dues are $30.00 per year. [In addition to AATA dues of $164.00]
Individuals interested in the therapeutic use of art that supports the mission of IATA. This category is not open to master’s level art therapy program graduates. Associate members may not vote, hold office, or serve on committees.
New Professional: Dues are $30.00 per year. [In addition to AATA dues of $72.00]
Individuals who have completed graduate level educational training in art therapy within the last calendar year. New professional members may vote, hold office, and serve on committees.
Student: Dues are $25.00 per year. [In addition to AATA dues of $55.00]
Individuals who are presently enrolled in graduate level studies in art therapy. A copy of a current student I.D. is required. Student members may not vote or hold office, but may serve on committees. Reduced rates are available by participating in the Student Incentive Program. Student Incentive Program dues are $30.00 for two years, available only until November 1st of the year, offered by our Director of Membership.
Fellowship Two fellowships are offered each year. You must apply for consideration.
IATA has developed a Fellowship Program for professional art therapists who are experiencing financial hardship. IATA will waive the annual membership dues of qualified applicants in exchange for a one-year commitment to assist in Association activities. This program is not available to students. Contact IATAmembership@gmail.com for more information.
NOTE: You must be a member [Professional, New Professional, Student, etc.] of the American Art Therapy Association to be a member of the Illinois Art Therapy Association.
Categories and Fees at a Glance:
Professional $35.00 per year
Associate $30.00 per year
New Professional $30.00 per year
Student $25.00 per year
NOTE: You must be a member of the American Art Therapy Association to be a member of the Illinois Art Therapy Association.