American Art Therapy Association, CEU Offerings

What a Year 2017! NMATA is busy and productive and excited!

          SPRING IS HERE!

As the Earth begins to come alive again in this Spring Season, I invite us all to breath in renewed Life; stop and admire the flowers and the beauty; take time to fill ourselves with joy and a deep sense of being connected to nature cycles.  Go outside and play!

Your NMATA Board continues to grow in our strengths and connections.  The recent Legislative effort did not result in the passing of our bills, but it created the foundation for future successful passage.  We learned a lot, achieved a lot, and feel really good about the whole process.  And we are not giving up.  At the membership meeting there will be a full review of the effort, our continued plans, an honoring of several key leaders in this effort, and information that is important for all of us to know.  The support we received from all of you was AMAZING!  It was a very gratifying effort and send out a heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who participated!!!

We are preparing now for this first Membership Meeting of the year.   And we urge you all to please make plans to attend!  This meeting will be in Santa Fe with the next NMATA Membership Meeting to be held in ABQ September 9.

NMATA Membership Meeting
Date and Time:   April 8, 2017, 10:30
Place:  Board Member Nora Cassar’s Home @
7017 Vuelta Vistoso, Santa Fe

We will be providing a salad bar for lunch for all attendees.
We will start with relevant information about the legislative effort and present thank you gifts to those who lead the effort.  From there we will move into the plans for AATA conference in Nov.  There will be lots of other information including NMATA art therapy CEU offerings throughout the year.  We will end with a circle of peer support and sharing that will include some art-making.  Our intention for the meeting is to provide attendees with a full and rich experience and we look forward to connecting with you all.  This is your professional organization and our intention as your board is to serve you and the profession in as many ways as we can imagine.  (and we have really good imaginations!)

Take time to occasionally check-out our Website and Facebook page for updates and offerings of all kinds.

Mark you calendar for the next NMATA CEU Workshop presented by Lazaro Iglesias called Mixed Media and Assemblage.  This promises to be a very rich and wonderful experience and give you tools to work with your own clients.
April 22, 1-4pm @ Valerie Valentine Studios, 1925 Aspen Dr #701-A.

We have so much to offer each other and hope that you will participate with NMATA in supporting the well-being of the planet . . . beginning with the well-being of ourselves through community.  We hope that you will make NMATA part of your community.

See you at the Meeting!
Your NMATA Board of Directors