Why choose an Art Seminar?

Art seminars allow participants to fully experience the depth of art as healing. An important aspect of a seminar is the physical gathering of participants. This shared meeting and time of creating ushers in a sense of belonging and safety.

Opportunities to laugh, engage and physically move with others in a neutral space begins to loosen the grip trauma has on lives.  Making mistakes is no longer a concern. Exploring together, on the same level of creativity, spans the gulf of fear and shame. This new found confidence then welcomes participants back to safety and the vibrance of life.

Art Clinics can provide similar benefits during a shorter time span. An Art Seminar provides a chance to form new and healthy friendships that may carry over into future relationships for support. When participants share time with others walking through similar difficulties, encouragement and positive reinforcement aligns the many benefits being created within the brain. New memories are formed that help bring harmony and fulfilment, replacing negative thoughts and eroding memories of past trauma. 

Who is an Art Seminar for?

An Art Seminar may be introduced for weekend retreats, women’s groups, Health and Wellness Centers, Yoga Studios or even groups of friends. There is no set qualifier for a seminar. In some instances, the seminar may need to be gender specific depending on previous trauma experienced by the participants.

What an Art Seminar is not.

Art Seminars are not conducive to the paint party atmosphere. Alcohol is not offered during a seminar. There are no accomodations IN the seminar for children due to the nature of the seminar. Childcare may be provided by the hosting agent of the seminar but that is not part of the seminar package. Art Seminars and Clinics are not comprehensive art classes focused on technical skills or art theory.

Art Seminars

  • consist of two or more Art Clinics 
  • held during a 1, 2 or 3-day experience. 
  • offer an immersive support for healing/growth experience in expressive arts.
  • limited to 25 participants to ensure individuals receive one on one help as needed. 
  • do not utilize talk therapy but participants are encouraged to share any moments of clarity or direction they experience.

Seminars may be held at any location stateside. Travel and accommodation allowances will be discussed at time of seminar booking.

When scheduling an Art Seminar, we will discuss which clinics best suit the needs of your group, timing for the event, and physical location needs based on the clinic and supplies used. You seminar will be tailored to the desires of the host and participants.

Scheduling and pricing for Art Seminars

Pricing for an Art Seminar is dependant on the art clinics chosen and the program time. 

Basic pricing estimate-

  • 1-day program starting at $185 per person
  • 2-day program starting at $270
  • 3-day program starting at $400

 

To schedule an Art Seminar please email sandy@blackbirdtrace.com

 

 

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