Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan

2014 Alumni Exhibition

Unintended Consequences

The theme for the 2014 Stamps Alumni Juried Exhibition is Unintended Consequences.
Theme statement: "A teacher becomes the student; anger becomes acceptance; cancer research becomes a cure for baldness; a painting becomes a film. For good or bad, our lives, our work and our art are filled with Unintended Consequences."

Work will be displayed July 14 — August 2, 2014, during the Ann Arbor Art Fair.

View images of work submitted to the exhibition below.

We are very pleased to have DIA Associate Curator for Contemporary Art Rebecca Hart as the juror for the show.

Rebecca Ruth Hart

Rebecca Ruth Hart is the associate curator of contemporary art for the Detroit Institute of Arts. She was the organizing curator for Shirin Neshat’s mid-career retrospective, co-curator for Julie Mehretu: City Sitings and Artists Take on Detroit: projects for the tricentennial, and curator for Action Reaction and more than ten other exhibitions. She was project manager and curator for the reinstallation of the DIA contemporary collection and specializes in public art and large scale sculpture.

Hart graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Williams College and a Bachelors of Fine Arts, fiber, from Kansas City Art Institute. She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Cranbrook Academy of Arts, fiber and a Master of Arts in art history from Wayne State University, where she received the Mary Kirk Haggerty Award for art historical research. Her work has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Association of Art Museum Curators, the Joyce Foundation and the Metropolitan Life Foundation.

Grand Prize Winners

Honorable Mentions


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