Weekday Group Course

Thursday 4 - 5:30PM

 

Expressive Arts for adults is a group class in which feelings, experiences, and potential for growth are explored through the process of creating a variety of art projects using mediums such as painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking. The process provides both a verbal and non-verbal vehicle to increase insight, develop strengths, and integrate feelings. Group lessons focus on increasing social pragmatic skills, building interpersonal relationship skills, working as a team and using a variety of art mediums as a modality to express one’s self.

 


 

Skills and benefits of Expressive Arts Courses for Adults with Disabilities


 

I. Interpersonal Relationship skills

How to collaborate with others/ Team Work

  • Developing communication skills

  • Learning to compromise with others

  • Working together to execute and problem-solve elements of design

  • Sharing workspace and maintaining a healthy working environment



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II. Vocational Development

Marketing and selling artwork

  • Targeting specific audiences

  • Creating an artist statement 

  • Managing money/ budgets

  • Social media (advantages and dangers)



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III. Self Expression/ Social Emotional

Building self esteem, self awareness, and self help skills

  • Learn to use expressive arts as modality cope with everyday stressors

  • Communicate thoughts and ideas that are difficult to express verbally

  • Use as daily/ regular exercise to focus and self-sooth 

    

 

IV. Developing New Skills

The skills and usage of fine art materials

  • Painting

  • drawing

  • Sculpture

  • Mixed media/ collage

  • Ceramics

  • Weaving/ fiber arts

  • Photography

  • Jewelry making 

  • Fused / stained glass

We have rolling admissions for this course; students can start at any time as long as the course has an opening. The course session runs one day a week for a total of 6 weeks.

 

Materials are included in the course fee.

 

Coupon codes can not be applied to this course

Expressive Arts for Adults with Disabilities

$200.00 Regular Price
$145.00Sale Price