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October 2018

This Wednesday See Wes Chester and Carrie Herbert in Concert at the Institute 7-9pm

October 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd.
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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We are proud to bring Carrie Herbert to the stage for a special, intimate evening of sharing song and story about her remarkable work in Cambodia. Carrie will be joined by  Wes. The evening will end with a group sing in the tradition of the Going Forward with Love series. Come celebrate this rare opportunity to meet Carrie, and let love move in you. This is a free ($5 suggested donation) event. You'll get a chance to meet Carrie, and also can…

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December 2018
$50

We’re having a 20th Birthday Party, and You’re Invited!

December 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Please come party for a cause: the Expressive Arts Foundation! San Diego's own Expressive Arts Institute is turning 20, and we're celebrating by looking to the future! An evening of fun for a good cause with an artful party, featuring a taco truck buffet and craft beer and sangria, a silent art auction and live music, art making and giveaways. The event is to be held at a beautiful private home in Del Sur, with welcoming indoor and outdoor spaces. Dress for artful, casual,…

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January 2019
$40

Illuminated Journal Workshop with Dr. Judith Greer Essex

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - April 10 @ 7:30 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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Wednesdays January 9- May 15, 2019 Participants in Journal to the Self will learn the practice of mixed media journaling (using writing and visual art) as: a tool for living more creatively and authentically. a way to engage with the images and metaphors that guide and inform our lives. a daily practice of self expression. an ongoing method of coping with daily life challenges. Journal to the Self will begin Wednesday 1/9/ 2019, 6:00pm  to 7:30pm, and continues two Wednesday evenings every month: (1/23), (2/6), (2/20),(3/6),…

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$40

Woman Plus Studio: A Women’s Creativity Workshop

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - May 22 @ 7:30 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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Our popular women's creativity workshop has now been given the format of an ongoing twice monthly group. Kickstart your creativity for 2019 with an experienced and mature facilitator, in a beautiful studio space.   10 Meetings: Jan. 16, 30, Feb. 13, 27, Mar 13,27 April 10, 24, May 8, 22 6pm- 7:30pm If you're interested in this ongoing group process of creative renewal and growth, contact judith@arts4change.com   $40 per session or Entire Series for Register On Line Registration Options Single Session $40.00 USD Series Saver…

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$240

Intro to Expressive Arts: Our Most Popular Course Returns January 19th -20th, 2019

January 19 @ 9:30 am - January 20 @ 5:00 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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Say yes to an exploration of your own creative potential with our two day Introduction to Expressive Arts. The Expression Express Intro Course is more than a workshop. For many it is the beginning of a new career path. The intro is a required prerequisite for professional training or master’s degree classes in Expressive Arts Therapy, the fastest growing Helping Profession in California. It is also a wonderful place to explore your own creative potential in an experiential, fun immersive studio experience. Facilitators…

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Poetry Fracas with Visiting Poet Elizabeth Gordon McKim and Friends

January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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Join us for a great evening of poetry with EGS Poet Laureate and Jazz Poet of Lynn, Elizabeth Gordon McKim. McKim will read from her latest manuscripts, along with local San Diego artists.

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March 2019

Call for Artists: Recovering the Artist 2019: A Show About Hope

March 8 @ 9:00 am - March 9 @ 5:00 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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A painting by Mario Martinez entitled "Ojos de la Communidad" which sold in our 2016 Show Call for Artists Recovering the Artists 2019 If you, or someone you know is an artist in recovery, whether that be from Addiction, Mental Health Issues, Physical Health issues, Trauma, Grief or Loss, then this is the show for you. This is a juried exhibition, so submissions are not automatically hung, but the works in the show will receive professional curation…

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April 2019

ART: Recovering the Artist VIII: A show about hope

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - May 10 @ 8:00 pm
Martha Pace Swift Gallery, 2820 Roosevelt Rd.
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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The Annual Recovering the Artist Show is back at the Martha Pace Swift Gallery Featuring the work of over 60 artists, the recovery themed show this year is focused upon hope for the future. One of the most difficult and necessary thing for persons in recovery is their ability to maintain hope. The images are powerful, radiant, and moving, bringing light into darkness. Don't miss the opening night event on the first Friday of each month, during the two moth run,…

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May 2019
free/donation

Survivor! 98 Second Stories: A Short Film Premiere, Panel and Reception

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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Artists who have been victimized by violence often lack the support and resources needed to come forward. For artists who have been affected by the trauma of sexual assault, there are rarely adequate opportunities to create work that addresses their stories within and beyond the larger art community. La Jolla artist and expressive arts therapist, Elizabeth Tobias, will amplify her fusion of social practice, performance and film making to debut Survivor! Share your 98 Second Story, a short film blending…

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$240

Intro to Expressive Arts: Our Most Popular Course Returns May 18th -19th, 2019

May 18 @ 9:30 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Expressive Arts Institute, 2820 Roosevelt Rd. Suite 204
San Diego, CA, CA 92106
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The Expression Express Intro Course is more than a workshop. For many it is the beginning of a new career path. The intro is a required prerequisite for professional training or master’s degree classes in Expressive Arts Therapy...

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