• The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois:  MAAT
  • The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland:  BFA
  • Central School of Art & Design, London, ENGLAND: Exchange Student on Scholarship

CLINICAL ART THERAPY AND ART TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

JC's Recovery, Hollywood, FL.  2017 - present.  Clinical art therapist working with male and female
substance abuse patients.

Origins of Hope, Lake Worth, FL.  2017 - present.  Clinical art therapist working with female substance
abuse patients.

Art Therapy Consulting and Services, Miami, FL.  2016 - present.  Clinical art therapist working with
substance abuse patients.

The Florida House Experience, Deerfield Beach, FL.  2016.  Clinical art therapist working with voluntary
substance abuse patients.

Erdie Teaching Studios & Galleries, North Miami, FL.  2015 - present.  Private art classes and gallery
representation for children and young adults.

Erdie Galleries, Wynwood Art District, FL.  2013 - 2015.  Private art classes and public art exhibitions for
children and young adults.

Social Mind Center, Davie, Florida.  2013 - 2015.  Painting and drawing with children and teens on the
spectrum.

Artists With Autism on an individual basis, Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, Florida..  2012,
2013.  Painting and drawing.

Artists With Autism in workshop setting.  2012. Abstract painting using textural patterns.

American Family Counseling Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  1998.  Independent contractor,
outpatient setting.  
Self portrait drawing.
Populations:  Adult females with anorexic and bulimic disorders and dual diagnosis.

South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center, Miami, Florida.  1996-1998.  Locked psychiatric facility.  
Populations:  Sex offenders, substance abuse dually diagnosed with schizophrenia, not guilty by
reason of insanity, unfit to stand trial adults.  
Mural making, ceramics, painting, drawing, color
theory, arts & crafts,

Elgin Mental Health Center, Elgin Illinois.  1991-1994.  Locked psychiatric facility.
Populations:  Chronic schizophrenic, bipolar, geriatric psychiatric, sex offenders.  
Drawing, painting,
arts & crafts.
Art by Virginia Erdie VITAE
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Virginia Erdie
MAAT, ATR