More than just an art class.

Art Therapy

Nicole Pertelesi, ATR-BC, LSAT

Nicole is a board-certified Art Therapist with over 12 years of experience. She works primarily with children and adults with various disabilities and autism. Nicole's last position was with The Shield Institute in NYC, a full time school for children with autism. She joined Young at Art in October 2019, teaching general art classes for children aged 3 to 12.

Nicole has an MA in Art Therapy from Hofstra University and a BA in Art Education from SUNY New Paltz. Her sessions consist of creating art using multiple media, such as watercolor, collage, paint, and clay. She provides guidance and structure with the flexibility to allow each person to grow in their own creative way.

Nicole is available for 1-hour sessions with children aged 2 to adult. For Summer 2021, she is available Monday-Thursday at 4:00pm or later and Sunday mornings.

Fee: $110 per hour

To book Nicole for a session, contact Jen Kaplan at or 914-723-9229.