Painting with Parkinson’s

Painting with Parkinson’s

In the Painting with Parkinson’s class at the Northville Art House there is respect for each individual and an empathetic understanding of the path being traveled by both those with Parkinson’s and those who care for them. 


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Artist and Educational Therapist, Sasha Roberts-Levi brings the spirit that everyone is born creative and can learn to draw or paint or express their creativity to her instruction. If you want to learn how to paint with acrylics and you have Parkinson’s then this class is for you.

Sasha provides personalized instruction based on your skill level and creative goals. We will explore color theory and paint mixing and techniques that allow you to complete a painting in a few sessions.  High-quality art materials are provided to create vibrant clarity of color. Students with no or little prior drawing or painting experience are welcome.


SPRING 2020 ONLINE CLASS SCHEDULE


Wednesdays, April 8, 15, 22 & 29, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Adult
Painting with Parkinson’s
Instructor: Sasha Roberts-Levi 

Even if someone with Parkinson’s Disease has not picked up a paintbrush since grade school, art therapy can help improve physical, psychological and social functioning.

Sasha provides personalized instruction based on your skill level and creative goals. Students will explore color theory, paint mixing and techniques that allow them to complete a painting in a few sessions.  Students with no or little prior drawing or painting experience are welcome.

Overriding all else, there is respect for each individual and an empathetic understanding of the path being traveled by both those with Parkinson’s and those who care for them. 

Materials:  A material list will be provided to new students by the instructor.

Registration: Registration is per class (not a session) through Active.com.

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Click the Date to Register for a Single Class: April 8 | April 15 | April 22 | April 29


Painting with Parkinson’s – A Retrospective Exhibition

Co-curated by Northville Art House Instructor and Educational Therapist, Sasha Roberts-Levi, this exhibition features the creative and vibrant expressions of adult student artists with Parkinson’s disease. Exhibition dates vary each year and are held in the lower level classroom.

Past Exhibition: December 7 – 1, 2018

A collection of paintings produced in vibrant acrylic colors depicting various subject matter were on view. Famous artists with Parkinson’s include Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet.

Next Exhibition: April 3 – 25, 2020 (To be rescheduled)