Carla van Laar
Artist | Art Therapist
Dr Carla van Laar MCAT, Prof Doc TAP, AThR, Registered Supervisor ANZACATA
Carla is a painter, author, educator, publisher and arts therapist who has 30 years’ experience working with people and the arts for health and well-being in community organisations, justice, health and education contexts. Carla is first generation Australian on her Dutch grandparents’ side, and 7th generation through her maternal English settler bloodline. Carla currently lives and works in Victoria, Boon Wurrung country, Inverloch. Identifying as a cisgender woman, Carla is passionately disinterested in socially constructed identities that disempower or subjugate. Carla is driven by a commitment to the values and epistemologies of arts-based, collaborative practice.