Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the 2020 Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition. All women in South Carolina in grades 9 through 12 are invited to submit entries to the exhibition. The Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary artworks of young women in…
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Our 2019 seniors have some amazing grad school options! See where some of our seniors have been accepted: Julia Williams – The Citadel Claudia Coffin – Winthrop University Sara Blevins – George Washington University Maggie Gaston – University of Georgia Tiffani Brooks Hagan – University of Birmingham, University of South Carolina, University of Glasgow Abigail…
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Assistant Professor of Art Therapy Laura Zeisler will present at the Association of Art Therapist Inaugural International Art Therapy Practice Research Conference in London, England at Queen Mary University this July. Professor Zeisler’s paper includes recommendations and discussions for future research into whether complicated grief with trauma can be diagnosed as trauma or if it…
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Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the 2019 Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition. The exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary art works of young women in grades 9-12, while helping these students begin to prepare for a future in art. Entries must be received by 5 pm on…
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Art created by stroke patients

Art Therapy seniors Kelly Brown, Keisha Hardy (Converse II), Holly McDermott and Alyssa Myers (Nisbet Honors) facilitated a group painting project at Spartanburg Rehabilitation under the direction of their professor, Geri Hurlbut. “Strokes for Stroke” was presented at the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk in Greenville. Creating art may help stroke victims express what they…
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Art Therapy and History grad works for Department of Defense

Laura Miles ’10 (Nisbet Honors) accepted a position as registered art therapist working with the Department of Defense in Washington D.C., where she works with returning veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder. Laura was a double major in Art Therapy and Art History at Converse. Learn More! Art Therapy Art History Nisbet Honors

Young Women in Art

Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition for 2018. The exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary art works of young women in high school, while helping these students begin to prepare for a major in art. Entries must be received by 5 pm…
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Young Women in Art Best in Show 2016, Our Late Supper, Sanye Yip

The 2017 YWIA Juried Exhibition will take place March 14th-25, 2017. Young women in grades 9-12 are eligible to enter through their art teacher. LEARN MORE

Psychology and Art Therapy Grad Amy McCarthy

Amy McCarthy ‘04 didn’t take the career path you might expect from a Psychology and Art Therapy grad. She’s a crime analyst for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at the Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism Center. Amy spends her days predicting crime trends via a ‘mapping’ technique so the police department can increase their presence in…
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Bold. Brilliant. Beautiful. The School of the Arts at Converse College is creating a powerful new season of works for 2016-2017 that will amaze. “Our students and faculty are expanding the boundaries of performance and exhibition,” observes Boone Hopkins, dean of the School of the Arts, “and we want our community to be there for…
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