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Successful Careers in Expressive Arts expanding in San Diego

Successful Careers in Expressive Arts expanding in San Diego

Successful graduates and students are making waves in the San Diego community, and hold positions of influence is key non-profits in the area. And successful professionals guarantee  not only Expressive Arts Services for the community, but professional quality internship experiences for new students:

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Jennifer Oliver, (EGS and Institute grad) is the new Artistic Director of A Step Beyond, a dance-based educational non-profit in San Diego serving children and their families. Jen will be joined by Institute intern Rebecca Hickman. See more about the organization here:


Rachelle Archer, Director of the Therapeutic Arts Program at The Monarch School (EGS and Institute grad) has built an impressive team of expressive arts therapists and interns. The non-profit school for homeless youth, grades K-12, has group and individual expressive arts therapy for most of the grade levels, as well as family groups. Interns currently providing expressive arts services are: Carol Greenstein, Jamie Rosen, Sook Kyoung Kwon, Ann Davis, and Gia Verasego. Learm more about the Monarch School here:


Tara Graviss, recently promoted to position of Executive Director of Young Audiences San Diego (YASD), has instituted an expanded Expressive Arts based program in the local chapter of the nations’s largest non-profit arts education provider to the public schools. Among the Expressive Arts Institute community members employed by YASD are graduates Christy Brown, Shaina Yedid, Carol Greenstein, and Erika Violet Malone, joined by student interns Ann Davis, Jamie Rosen, Sook Kyoung Kwon. Find out more about Young Audiences San Diego Here:



Congratulations to all our graduate and their lucky interns on making a difference in San Diego and beyond.