Skip to main content
Find out more and book!

18 January 2023 - 18 January 2023

6:00PM - 7:30PM


  • FREE

Share page:

Join another winter Confabulations event which will explore entanglements of art, psychiatry, and therapy, in their histories, practices and institutions.

This is the image alt text

Confabulations event series IMH

Art therapy is a field that both sits uneasily within histories of art and is largely a conspicuous absence within critical medical humanities. Comprising three papers and a conversation with Leah Gipson, Suzanne Hudson and Elizabeth Otto, this event engages in historicizing and analyzing the practices and processes of art therapy, critically probing the early development, professionalization, underpinnings, and assumptions of the field.

Leah Gipson is Assistant Professor in the Art Therapy and Counseling Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

Suzanne Hudson is Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts at the University of Southern California 

Elizabeth Otto is Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.