Spiritual Art as a Gateway

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  •  October 10, 2015
     1:00 pm CDT - 4:00 pm CDT

CEUs: 3

Instructor: Charlotta Koppanyi

C.G. Jung was among the first psychiatrists who worked with art as a gateway to reach, communicate and understand his patients’, and his own, psyche. C.G. Jung concluded that spontaneous and intuitively expressed art carried religious symbols and spiritual archetypes and therefore connected us to a deeper level of our psyche, both the individual and the collective unconscious.   In this hands-on art workshop, the focus will be on how we relate to ourselves as well as others by exploring and illustrating the spiritual aspects we find in art. We will address the differences and the similarities of religious art and spiritual and esoteric art.

 About the Instructor
Charlotta Koppanyi holds a Masters degree in Psychology and a BA in Contemporary Religion from Stockholm University and has studied Jungian psychology since the 90’s. In 1994-1995 she studied at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago on a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. Her master’s thesis discussed the hero myth in leadership roles and organizations. She is currently working on a second master’s degree in Adult Learning and Global Change and teaches art to seniors in Evanston.

Recommended Reading
The Spiritual in Art, by Los Angels County Museum of Art
Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky


Venue Phone: 847-475-4848 *221

Venue Website:

817 Dempster St., Evanston, Illinois, 60201, United States