N/NY-0314 - Layering as a Mechanism of Change in El Duende One-Canvas Process Painting


Layering as a mechanism of change in art making is seen during El Duende One Canvas Process Painting. Concepts of layering are explored from the perspectives of neuroscience, a movement of “Layerists” artists, and art therapists. Imagery from “The Cycle of Layering” highlights the four phases of the self-disclosing process.

Learning Objectives
    1. Articulate the concept of art as a mechanism of change.
    2. Name three conceptual perspectives about layering.
    3. Identify 4 phases of the self-disclosing “Cycle of Layering.”

    Abbe Miller

    Associate Professor and Art Show Coordinator, Albertus Magnus College

    Abbe Miller, MS,  ATR-BC, LPCA has taught nationwide, the processes of transformational art psychotherapy for over 37 years. She is Associate Professor and Art Show Coordinator of the Graduate Art Therapy Program at Albertus Magnus College and maintains a private practice.  She is an exhibiting artist. She has numerous journal articles and is a third year doctoral student at Lesley University.

    Megan Robb

    Program Director, Art Therapy Counseling - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Megan Robb, ATR-BC, LPC, NCC is an Associate Professor and Director of the Art Therapy Counseling at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Robb's research interests include shame, multicultural education outcomes, culturally sensitive art therapy practice, medical art therapy, and group art therapy. Her recent clinical work as an art therapist was at the National Institutes of Health. Robb currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri.


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