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Make, Swap, & Meet Up: San Antonio Art Therapy Artist Trading Card Exchange

Coming this Summer….. An Artist Trading Card (ATC) Exchange and Meet Up in San Antonio, Texas co-organized by Andrea Davis, LPC, ATR-BC and Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, CTC-S:


Make, Swap, & Meet Up!


This Artist Trading Card (ATC) Exchange coincides with the annual American Art Therapy Association Conference this July in San Antonio, Texas.  Members of the Art Therapy Alliance and 6 Degrees of Creativity communities who will be at this year’s conference are invited to participate and spread the word to others who might be interested!


Bring your finished handmade ATCs, meet up in a fun, creative way with others from the art therapy community, network, and swap your art with other art therapists and students.


ATC Exchange Overview:


  • You will create 3 Artist Trading Cards to exchange with 3 other community members who are participating in this exchange in San Antonio. Create 3, Receive 3!
  • Please make sure your ATCs are created prior to the swap.
  • Your ATCs can include the same image, but all must be original.
  • This swap’s theme: Art Therapy Dreams: What wishes & dreams do you have for art therapy?
  • The dimensions of your ATCs should be 2.5″ x 3.5″. Tips, examples, techniques, and more can be found via this how-to.
  • On the back of each ATC you can include your name, city, state, and contact information in the form of a blog, website, or email.


 Exchange Site: Participants will bring their ATCs to the Conference’s Marketplace of Ideas (Exhibit Hall) on Thursday, July 10 during lunchtime.  A great time to eat lunch, meet up, swap, and network together!


Gather to Meet up/Network/Eat lunch: 11:30-12:30
ATC Swap begins at 12:30


To Sign-Up: If you’ll be in San Antonio for the Conference and are interested in participating,
(or have any questions) please e-mail info@arttherapyalliance.org with your name and e-mail address to sign up. Deadline to sign up is June 15, 2014.


See you in San Antonio!



About Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC

Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, ACTP: Registered Board Certified Art Therapist, TLC Certified Trauma Practitioner, Art Therapy Community Organizer, Artist...


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