Shaun McNiff  

lives and works in Gloucester, MA

1968 BA History, Fordham College, New York NY
1968 Painting with Theodoros Stamos, Art Students league of New York NY
1969-70  Suffolk University Law School, Boston MA
1927 MA Psychology, Goddard College, Plainfield VT
1977 PhD Psychology of Art, Union Institute, Cincinnati OH

appointments and teaching 
2006 to 2010:  Dean of Lesley College, Interim
2002-present:  Professor, Lesley University, Cambridge MA
2006-present:  Dean of Lesley College
1997-2002:  Provost & Dean of Endicott College, Beverly MA
1995-1997:  Executive Vice President & Dean of Endicott College, Beverly MA
1973-1995:  Professor & Dean, Lesley University, Cambridge MA
Guest Faculty at colleges and universities throughout the US, Canada & Europe

books, essays, lectures, exhibitions
Integrating the Arts in Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice. Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois, 2009; 
Art Heals: How Creativity Cures the Soul. Shambhala, Boston & London, 2004;
Creating with Others: The Practice of Imagination in Art, Life and the Workplace. Shambhala, Boston and London, 2003; 
Trust the Process: An Artist’s Guide to Letting Go. Shambhala, 1998; 
Art-Based Research. Jessica Kingsley Publisher, London, 1998; 
Art as Medicine, Shambhala, 1992; 
Depth Psychology of Art. Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois, 1989; 
and six other books, as well as media programs. Books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Korean.

Over one hundred chapters and essays have been published in various books, journals and magazines, and translated into Russian, German, Dutch, and other languages. Over the past thirty years many lectures and keynotes have been given throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Israel at universities, professional meetings, and public gatherings. 

solo and group exhibitions since 1970
Addison Gallery of American Art, Philips Academy, Andover MA
Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem MA
Longwood Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
Joseloff Gallery, Harford Art School, University of Hartford, CT
Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham MA
Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester MA and Santa Barbara CA