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April 25, 2018

Save the dates!

Indigo Art Therapy Studio successfully launched the pilot program, Indigo Vocational in 2017, with grant sponsorship from the HEAL Foundation. This program provides career support and individualized art instruction for artists with disabilities. This year, Indigo is partnering with local organizations to create public art exhibition opportunities for artists with disabilities. Currently, our community exhibition partners are Players by the Sea, and the Jax Makerspace Gallery. We are thankful to these organizations for helping raise awareness about the strengths and abilitie...

March 5, 2018

Hello Friends of Indigo!

We wanted to share some exciting news about an upcoming event! We are thrilled to announce that we will be partnering with local nonprofit, I Still Matter. Our partnership will begin with helping out at their upcoming event, Mosaic 2018. This is a cause that is near and dear to our hearts as art therapists who believe art should be accessible to all. 

I Still Matter's mission is to "embrace the power of peer support to foster mental and emotional healing through art and creative expression." After meeting founder, Carmen Joyce, we recognized that there are so many ways w...

October 4, 2017

Art concepts and skills:

  • Bilateral symmetry

  • Line

  • Primary colors 

  • Organic shapes

  • Printmaking

Benefits of this project:

  • It’s success-oriented with a pleasing design at any skill level

  • It engages the sense of touch

  • Can be adapted for those with sensory aversions

  • Open-ended exploration and discovery can be encouraged once the process is learned.

Materials needed:

  1. Acrylic paint (we chose 3 primaries)

  2. Water

  3. Pre-cut string, approximately 1 1/2 - 2 feet long, depending on paper size. We used 3 pieces of string per print.

  4. Watercolor paper o...

January 16, 2017

Welcome to Indigo Art Therapy Studio!  We are so excited to be a part of Jacksonville's Riverside community! Most of the people we meet have a lot of questions for us about art therapy, and we're happy to answer any questions you might have! 

From the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), "Art therapy is a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by the art therapist, use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve r...

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