Arts-Based Community Development Convening
Transforming Post-Industrial Cities through Art and Innovation
April 12 through 14, 2012 - St. Louis

Elizabeth Goebl-Parker

St. Louis, Missouri

Shelly Goebl-Parker

Elizabeth (Shelly) Goebl-Parker is Program Director of Art Therapy Counseling Program in the Department of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is also an alum of the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission’s Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute and is faculty for the Institute’s Graduate Education and Research Program. Shelly is active in her St. Louis neighborhood, local public schools and community arts network helping to build, develop and support community arts initiatives and collaborations.


Training to do the Work: Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute

Day 2 / Apr, 13 @ 1:30 pm
Top Floor : Starlight Room

A national model since 1997 and the oldest sustained training of its kind in the country, the CAT Institute facilitates cross-sector training of community art partners. Strong arts programs that amplify the voices of communities, regenerate neighborhoods and create significant vehicles for positive social change are among the Institute’s goals.