Curriculum Vitae

Maria Taveras, L.C.S.W.
126 East 39th Street, Suite A, New York, NY 10016
E-mail: mariataverasnyc@gmail.com
Telephone: (212) 683-7253
Web site: www.jungiantherapy.com
National Provider Identification # 1609107580
New York State L.C.S.W. # R041060-1

EDUCATION

  • Certificate in Jungian Psychoanalysis, C.G. Jung Institute, New York, 2009
    — Thesis: “Transformation of the Feminine: The Woman, the Serpent, and the Voice”
  • M.S.W., School of Social Work, New York University, 1989

PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Jungian Aesthetic: Art, Active Imagination, and the Creative Process,” Proceedings of the 19th International Congress for Analytical Psychology (Einseldn: Daemon Verlag, 2014): 266-75.
  • “Dream Art: Sculpting the Psyche,” Quadrant, 43,2 (2013): 10-30.

COURSES

  • “The Way of the Dream: Part 2,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, February-March 2013
  • “The Way of the Dream: Part 1,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, November-December 2012
  • “Creativity and Imagination,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, November-December 2011
  • “Dream Art: Sculpting the Psyche,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, April-May 2011

WORKSHOPS

  • “Creativity and Feminine or Feminist Generosity,” National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis Conference, New York, October 2012
  • “Dream Art: Sculpting the Psyche,” Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, June 2012

PRESENTATIONS

  • “The Dream Art of Maria Taveras: A 25-Year Retrospective,” Moscow Association for Analytical Psychology Conference, Moscow, June 20, 2015.
  • “Transcendence and Creativity: The Life of Art, the Art of Life, and the Archetype of Genius,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, March 3, 2015.
  • “Transcendence and Creativity: Going Beyond the Limits of Ordinary Experience,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, January 6, 2015.
  • “A Jungian Aesthetic: Art, Active Imagination, and the Creative Process,” International Association for Analytical Psychology Congress, Copenhagen, August 19, 2013
  • “Art and Psyche,” Footsteps, New York, December 4, 2012
  • “Dream Art and Jungian Psychoanalysis,” Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, December 2, 2011
  • “Dream Art and Creative Process,” C.G. Jung Institute, New York, January 10, 2011
  • “Sculpting the Psyche,” Carl Jung and Transpersonal Study Group, New York, November 29, 2010
  • “Dream Art and the Cultural Unconscious,” National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis, New York, November 17, 2010
  • “Dream Art, Creative Process, and Active Imagination,” C.G. Jung Foundation, New York, November 2, 2010
  • “The Unconscious Sources of Creativity,” Eugene Lang College: The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, October 19, 2010
  • “Sculpting the Psyche,” International Association for Analytical Psychology Congress, Montreal, August 2010
  • “Tree Woman: Dream Art, Metamorphosis, and the Myth of Daphne and Apollo,” Eugene Lang    College: The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, March 2009
  • “Dream Art, Creative Process, and Active Imagination,” Art and Psyche Conference, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco, May 2008
  • “Transformation of the Feminine: Jungian Dream Interpretation,” Eugene Lang College: The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, November 2007
  • “Foreign Journeys: Dream Art and Creative Imagination,” International Association for Analytical Psychology Congress, Cape Town, August 2007
  • “Dream Art,” Center for Educational and Psychological Services, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, April 2007
  • “T-Rex, King of the Bad Boys: Jungian Dream Interpretation,” Eugene Lang College: The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, October 2006
  • “Dream Art and Creative Imagination,” International Association for Jungian Studies Conference, University of Greenwich, London, July 2006
  • “Fantasies of Psychoanalytic Training,” National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis Conference, New York, October 2004

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2013 Art Show, Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York
  • 2012 The Dream Art of Maria Taveras: Images of Revelation, C.G. Jung Center, New York
  • 2011 Exhibition Two: Color Talk, International Women Artists Salon, New York
  • 2011 Estrogenius Festival, Manhattan Theatre Source, New York
  • 2011 V Day, Fourth Universalist Society Church, New York
  • 2010 International Association for Analytical Psychology Congress, Montreal
  • 2010 NOHO Art Walk, New York
  • 2009 Dreamwork Art Show, Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York
  • 2009 Contemporary Artists Guild, Broome Street Gallery, New York
  • 2008 Art and Psyche Conference, Virtual Gallery, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco
  • 2007 International Association for Analytical Psychology Congress, Cape Town
  • 2006 International Association for Jungian Studies Conference, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, London
  • 2005 International Association for the Study of Dreams Conference, Berkeley

AWARDS

  • 2010 Gradiva Award for thesis “Transformation of the Feminine: The Woman, the Serpent, and the Voice,” National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
  • 2004 Gradiva Award for sculpture “Transformation of the Feminine,” National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

CORPORATE COLLECTION

  • “Emergence of the Winged Serpent,” Accounting Comes Alive, an international financial education firm, Cape Town

ARTICLES ABOUT MARIA TAVERAS

  • Valerie Lum, “Maria Taveras: Sculpting the Psyche,” Ins&Outs Magazine (November 2007): 41-3.
  • Francis V. O’Connor, “Dreamwork: An Exhibition,” http://www.fvoconnorsbooks.com

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Board of Directors, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, 2012-Present
  • Board of Directors, C.G. Jung Institute, New York, 2012-Present
  • Board of Directors, Mental Health Providers of Western Queens, 2000-Present

ORGANIZATIONS

  • New York Association for Analytical Psychology
  • International Association for Analytical Psychology
  • National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis