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Map of Family Spaces at University of Toronto Mississauga

The Center for Parenting Artists is honored to participate in The Let Down Reflex, an exhibition curated by Amber Berson and Juliana Driever, at the Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga, October 16 – November 4. Working with the Blackwood Gallery and the University of Toronto Family Care Office, Center for Parenting Artists created a call … Continue reading

Free workshop: Psychotherapist Jack Worthy on the Child-Parent Relationship

  Join the Center for Parenting Artists for a free workshop on March 28th! Jack Worthy, MSC, MATS is a practicing Psychotherapist and Dad devoted to limit setting and learning how to address challenging behaviors with your child.  He trains parents and caregivers using the principles of Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT), a therapeutic model based … Continue reading

Forming the continuum: New York artist Lehna Huie on the future in her work

February 9, 2016   by Cevan Castle   Lehna Huie is a multidisciplinary fine artist, arts educator, cultural worker and curator, and mom to Simone, her one-year-old daughter. In the fall of 2015, she participated in a five week residency at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.  I spoke with her about the transition into … Continue reading

The fun vs. the insufferable: New York artist Rebeca Raney on making art while parenting

January 30, 2016  by Cevan Castle   Rebeca Raney is a New York based artist and designer, an arts educator, and mom to a two year old. She is a voice of encouragement for artists considering children. During the recent Center for Parenting Artists event PLAY&GROUP 1: a picnic with New York composer Ithai Benjamin and his robotic puppets, … Continue reading

Brett Bloom Writes for Kindling Quarterly on Cities and Parenting

Brett Bloom’s recent article on cities, children, and the incorporation of parenting values into Copenhagen’s urban space.  A pdf from the Kindling Quarterly article is available via the link below: http://mythologicalquarter.net/2014/01/19/the-spacing-of-parental-values/

Museum of Motherhood Announces 2015 Annual Conference, Apr 30-May 2

“New Maternalisms: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable)” will take place in NYC, April 30-May 2.  The conference theme and schedule is organized around the departures between an ideological representation of motherhood and the lived experience of being a mother.  The conference includes sessions on fertility, inclusive families, health, identity, food, feminism, and more. http://mommuseum.org/cfp-mom-conference-2015/

Boston-Area Creative Parents

Boston area artist-parents organize to host in-person events and share online resources: https://www.facebook.com/ groups/759814474101893/

Lorna Simpson on art while parenting: “being a mother makes me very present”

Lorna Simpson’s beautiful interview on her accomplishments, making art while parenting, the need for intellectual stimulation while raising an infant, and how being a mother made her a stronger artist. http://aleim.com/issue3/interview-lorna/

Artists Kids Compendium

Choreographer Andrew Simonet’s “crowd-sourced, opinionated, positive” guide to being an artist with children! bit.ly/1B6kidr

Human Rights Campaign: Maps of State Laws & Policies, by Issue

Where does your state stand on issues of family, equality and civil rights? http://www.hrc.org/state_maps