Art and Psyche: Dreams and Art

Continuing Education: Spring 2020

4 Thursdays, 5 Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Beginning April 15
Instructor:  Maria Taveras, LCSW

This course will explore the intimate relation between art and psyche.We will emphasize the role of dreams in the psychic origin of artistic creation.From time immemorial we have wondered why dreams occur and what they mean.Our primary reference will be Daniel Bergez’s new book Painting the Dream: A History of Dreams in Art from the Renaissance to Surrealism.In PowerPoint presentations, we will view dream paintings that have attempted historically to depict accurately both the psychic dimension of art and the artistic dimension of psyche.In experiential exercises, we will also have an opportunity to paint our own dreams and compare the results to famous examples from the history of art.BParticipants will be invited to bring to class one of their own dreams, paint it, share and show it. A follow-up course, Art and Psyche: Active Imagination and Art, will be offered in Fall 2020.

Fee for materials: add $25 to tuition fee.

7.5 CE contact hours for licensed NYS Social Workers, Psychoanalysts and Creative Arts Therapists.

FACULTY

William Baker, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. He is currently on the faculty at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University, the William Alanson White Institute, and the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts and serves as a member of the editorial staff at the Journal of Analytical Psychology.

Harry W. Fogarty, MDiv, PhD, LP, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in NYC.  He is a faculty member of the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts and a former Lecturer in Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary. 

Ilona Melker, LCSW, is a Jungian Psychoanalyst and Certified Sandplay Therapist.  She has taught and lectured at the C.G. Jung Foundation and at national conferences.  She has contributed to professional journals.  She is in private practice in Manhattan and Princeton, New Jersey.

Maria Taveras, LCSW, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City.  She is also an award-winning creator of Dream Art.  She creates art from images in her own dreams and is the recipient of two Gradiva Awards from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis for her Dream Art.  Her Dream Art has been exhibited in New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, London, Montreal, and Cape Town.  

David Walczyk, EdD, LP, NCPsyA, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in NYC. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the C.G. Jung Institute of NY. He is an award-winning educator, award-winning designer, a writer, and public speaker. He has lectured both domestically and internationally and is on the faculty of New York University.

Sylvester Wojtkowski, PhD, is a Jungian analyst and clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City.  He received his doctorate from the New School for Social Research.

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Tuition

All 5-week courses are $175 for the general public and $150 for members, unless otherwise specified.
There is an additional $25 materials fee for the Art and Psyche: Dreams and Art course.

$175 (MEMBERS)  
$200 (GENERAL PUBLIC)

General Information

Location

Programs are held at the C.G. Jung Center at 28 East 39th Street, New York City, unless otherwise indicated on this announcement. 


Registration

The full fee must be paid at time of registration. You may by mail or fax (use registration form, below), or by telephone: pay with your MasterCard or Visa. Or you can register in person at the C.G. Jung Foundation, Monday–Thursday 10:00 am–5:00 p.m. FAX # 212-953-3989. Seating is limited and early purchase of tickets is strongly recommended.

Registration Form (required for mail-in or fax registrations only)

Refunds

Refunds for continuing education courses, less $15 for administrative services, will be made up to seven days before the first session. There will be no refunds issued after classes have begun. No exceptions will be made. Programs are subject to change without notice.


Continuing Education Spring 2020