'Craftivism' meets art therapy at Lesley University
from Lesley Public Post
A "Craft and Chat: 'Craftivism'" workshop exploring the issue of women's sexuality was held on Feb. 18, at Lesley University's Women's Center, led by Art Therapy faculty Michaela Kirby and Lauren Leone. Craftivism is using hand-made art to express opinions or to support a movement, a combination of craft and activism or crafts for activism. "I learned about craftivism at a workshop at the American Art Therapy Association Conference a couple of years ago," said Lauren Leone, Art Therapist and professor at the Lesley University Applied Therapy Programs.
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