Tapestry is meant to help OATA members keep in touch, stay up-to-date with current information regarding membership and professional development. The news-letter for the Ontario Art Therapy Association is published three times yearly (Fall, Winter and Spring) and is distributed to members of the OATA and newsletter subscribers. In addition to regularly scheduled reports and news items, Tapestry the OATA’s newsletter, accepts feature articles, member profiles, book reviews and letters to the editor.

Submission Guidelines:

Feature articles: 1500 words addressing professional issues in the field of art therapy.
Letters to the Editor: 500 words concerning an issue raised in any previous issue of Tapestry.
Submissions also welcome topics on: Ethics, Art Therapy Techniques, Case Studies, Book reviews, Member Profiles and Announcements & Upcoming Events.

Please forward your submissions in MS Word format as an email attachment, or in the body copy of an email to Include your name, address, email address and phone number. If you are submitting an individual’s artwork from a therapeutic session or interaction, or if you are sharing their story please provide a letter declaring that you have obtained informed consent.

Our Tapestry Newsletter is distributed free to our members in digital format 3 times a year – winter, spring and fall. Please log in to view the latest publication.