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Mariagnese K. Cattaneo Edit Profile

artist , therapist , creative arts therapy educator

Mariagnese K. Cattaneo, Swiss creative arts therapy educator, artist, therapist. Registered art therapist, certified music therapist, Swiss certified music teacher, certified youth and marriage counselor, Switzerland.

Background

Cattaneo, Mariagnese K. was born on July 30, 1937 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1973. Daughter of Mario and Emily (Zanetti) Cattaneo.

Education

Bachelor in Music Theory, Conservatory Winterthur, Switzerland, 1967. Master of Arts in Music Education, Conservatory Winterthur, Switzerland, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Visual Art-Art Therapy, The Union Institute, 1982.

Career

Instructor Schweizerische Volshochschule des Kt. Berns, Switzerland, 1972-1973. Professor art therapy, expressive therapies Lesley College Graduate School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1974.

Visiting professor Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 1973-1975. Seminar teacher Conservatories of Schaffhausen, Zurich and Winterthur, Switzerland, 1972-1976. Teacher Mount Mary College Art Therapy Institute, Milwaukee, 1988.

Professor International School Interdisciplinary Studies, Zurich, Switzerland, since 1984. Faculty member art therapy Institute de Perfectionnement, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1990. Performing musician Switzerland, Germany, France, Poland, Israel, 1960-1976' recorded on various albums.

Achievements

  • Registered art therapist, certified music therapist, Swiss certified music teacher, certified youth and marriage counselor, Switzerland.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Lesley College, Cambridge, 1979, The Union Institute, Cambridge, 1982, Studio Epona, Cambridge, 1984, Cummington Community Arts, 1985, Lesley Coll, 1985. Exhibited in group show at Community Gallery, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1980, Great American Lesbian Art Show, Boston, 1980, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1980, Hamilton Gallery Elmira (New York ) College, 1981, Boston City Hall, 1983. Artist in residence Cummington Community of the Arts, 1980, 81, 82, 85.

Membership

Member American Art Therapy Association (film review board member 1985-1986, national conference program committee member since 1987, honors committee 1991), American Association Music Therapy, New England Association Art Therapists (vice president 1986-1987, president 1987-1990), Swiss Association Music Therapy.

Connections

father:
Mario Cattaneo

mother:
Emily (Zanetti) Cattaneo