The Art at the Start project aims to publish high quality research as the project progresses and we will flag it up here as we go along.

The outcomes from a successful pilot of the Create Together art therapy groups were published in the Infant Mental Health Journal in 2015.

Armstrong and Howatson (2015) Parent-infant Art Psychotherapy: A Creative Dyadic Approach to Early Intervention. Infant Mental Health Journal. 36:2

We have just published our research in the International Journal of Art Therapy, using qualitative and quantitative measures to evaluate the outcomes for parents and their infants from attending art psychotherapy groups .

Victoria Gray Armstrong, Egle Dalinkeviciute & Josephine Ross (2019) A dyadic art psychotherapy group for parents and infants – piloting quantitative methodologies for evaluation, International Journal of Art Therapy, DOI: 10.1080/17454832.2019.1590432


Talking About Art

Holly Rumble explored the impact of Dundee Contemporary Art’s Create Space on family learning. Her 2019 MSc dissertation, Talking About Art, is available as a PDF below:

Talking About Art Full Report