Professional Resume of Ann Sayre Wiseman

Ann Sayre Wiseman
284 Huron Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-0339

  • Artist
  • Writer
  • Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Art therapist
  • Parent, two sons


Director /designer, Ansayre Press
Instructor: Cambridge Center for Adult Education
Lecturer & presenter: The Assoc. for The Study Of Dreams


  • Adjunct Faculty: Lesley College, Dept. of The Expressive Therapies.(12 years)
  • Program Director: Boston Children's Museum Jamaica Plain.
  • Teacher-trainer: The New Hamphshire Commission on the Arts.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; Artist in residence: the Children's Tapestry project.
  • Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston, MA: Adult Art classes; school Tapestry Program
  • Department chair: Stuart County Day School art department Princeton, NJ.


Wheelock College, Tufts University, Simmons College, Museum of Modern Art, Peoples Art Center, Children's Classes
Kids workshops: Nightmare Help for children, Fayerweather School, Cambridge; Atrium School, Watertown, MA; Milton Academy Lower School Milton, MA.


  • MA. Lesley College Cambridge MA.
  • Art Student's League, NYC;
  • Grande Chaumiere, Paris France;
  • Cape School of Art, Provincetown, MA.
  • Esalin Institute, Psychosynthesis; Synectics, Creative Group Problem Solving. Cambridge Ma.
  • Co-Counseling, Psychosynthesis, Palo Alto, CA;
  • Transactional Analysis, Cambridge, Ma.;
  • EST Seminars with: Buckminster Fuller, Dr.Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Robert Bly, The Honorable Dalai Lama at Harvard, EST, Carl Rogers, Ira Progroff, Bhagwan Rajneesh, India.
  • Psychodrama Institute of Boston;
  • Moreno Institute, NY.


  • 1999 Body Mapping Symbolic healing & Self Balancing Ansayre Press
  • 1997 Making Things 125 Activities for Creative Discovery (Parents Choice Award, new edition combining volume 1& 2.) Little Brown
  • 1989 Nightmare Help, a guide for adults & children: Ten Speed Press
  • 1988 Dreams as Metaphor: The Power of the Image, Ansayre Press.
  • 1979 Making Musical Things, Scribner's Sons NYC. ( Simon & Schuster)
  • 1978 Cuts of Cloth, Little Brown, Boston Ma.
  • 1975 Bread Sculpture: The Edible Art, 101 Productions/Scribner's Sons
  • 1975 Making Things Book Two, Little Brown
  • 1974 German Edition of Making Things
    1973 Making Things, Handbook of Creative Discovery, Little Brown
  • 1969 Rags, Rugs and Wool Pictures, Scribner's Sons
  • 1969 Rag Tapestries and Wool Mosaics, reprinted in 1979 as Rug Hooking and Rag Tapestries, Van Nostrand Reinhold

    For children:
  • 1981 Finger Paint and Pudding Prints, Addison-Wesley Reading Ma
  • 1980 Welcome to the World, The birth of kittens. Addison-Wesley
  • 1959 Tony's Flower, Vanguard Press
  • Ansayre press, sketch journals
  • Zihuatanejo Sketchbook 1 & 2
  • The Hidden Garden, Memoirs of Greenwich Village Childhood.
  • Sketching at Robert Bly's Great Mother Conference
  • Provincetown Sketchbook
  • Body Mapping, Self Balancing and Symbolic Healing


Florence Italy (3 years); Paris France (3 years); Poona, India, Mexico


Tel Aviv Israel, Gothenburg Sweden, Nassau Bahamas, Skyros Island Greece, London England, Holland, Bermuda.


  • New York , A Children's Tapestry at the Metropolitan Museum of Art., Int. Film Found.
  • You must be dreaming, ASD Associates
  • Nightmare Help (Promo), Ansayre Press.
  • 1000 Clothespin Circus (promo), Ansayre Press