Vitality Through Art: Call for Artwork 

Art plays a vital role in helping people making sense of the unknown.

Have you used art to gain control over life when facing chaos and turmoil?

Have you used art to tackle difficult topics such as death and dying, grief and loss, or depression and anxiety?

Indiana artists are invited to submit artwork that highlights the power of art to advocate, illuminate, and heal within the realms of mental and medical health. Artwork should celebrate art’s ability to give life to human experiences and create healing energy for life-enhancing transformations.

Exhibit is hosted by the Indiana Art Therapy Association and Marian University.

Vitality Through Art is a juried exhibit open to all levels of expertise. Submissions are free of cost and will be made digitally.

2-d, 3-d and digital/video submissions are accepted.

Submission deadline is October 13th.

To request a submission form, please email

News from National AATA Office

Dear Chapter Members, 

The Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE) is currently seeking nominations for positions beginning November 2016. Expected vacancies include a need for art therapy educators, art therapy practitioners and a public member. Members will begin serving immediately following their election (expected to be November 1, 2016). For more information, including position descriptions, roles and time commitments, please visit  Additional questions can be directed via email at  
Please consider nominating someone that you believe will work tirelessly to promote best practices for Art Therapy educational programs. Members of ACATE will be on the forefront of the implementation of the new accreditation standards and will help to educate all art therapy education stakeholders. ACATE members commit to serve as a responsible leader in protecting the public through the promotion of safe, effective, consistent and competent art therapy education and practice, to ensure fair, consistent, relevant and ethical decision-making in the accreditation process, and to adhere to the standards, bylaws, policies and procedures adopted by the Committee. ACATE members will also play a vital role in educating the public, governmental agencies, healthcare and human service professions and others about the recognition, review and accreditation of programs for the Art Therapy profession.

Dana Elmendorf, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Chair, Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE)

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