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Michele Oka Doner Recommended for Honorary Degree

April 28, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Artist and Stamps alumna Michele Oka Doner (B.S. Des. 1966, MFA 1968), known for her pioneering and multidisciplinary contributions to visual culture, has been recommended to receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree at Spring commencement. Read More >

Anne Keenan Higgins: “FICTIONALLY FABULOUS”

April 26, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Anne Keenan Higgins (BFA 1985) has written and illustrated a non-fiction book to be published in Spring 2017 by Running Press, a member of Perseus Books Group. Read More >

Jill Wagner: Solo Show at Two Twelve Arts Center

April 26, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Jill Wagner (BFA '78) has a solo exhibition running at Two Twelve Arts Center in Saline for the month of April. Read More >

Buster Simpson Curates Climate Change Confab

April 20, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Buster Simpson (MFA 1969) is the curator of Rising Waters II, a project that brings together "the diverse perspectives of architects, artists, scientists, writers and other creative thinkers to address issues of climate change." Read More >

Ruth Taubman Premieres Spring Jewelry Line in California

April 20, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Ruth Taubman (BFA 1981) will present her 2016 spring jewelry line at a series of trunk shows in the San Francisco Bay area. Read More >

Amber D. Harrison: American Craft Council Show

April 10, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Amber D. Harrison (BFA 2012) recently showed in both metal and jewelry-metal categories at the St. Paul American Craft Council show. Her newest work focuses on creating small-scale monuments to moments. Read More >

Amanda Lilleston Print Montage Featured in Gray’s Anatomy

April 6, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and publisher of Gray’s Anatomy, the world’s most famous anatomical reference, has selected Amanda Lilleston (MFA 2012) as the winner of the Gray’s Anatomy Art Contest. Read More >

Lia Min: “RAW” at Duderstadt Center April 7 & 8

April 1, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

RAW, a mini-exhibition of work by U-M Art & Science Postdoctoral Research Fellow Lia Min (BFA '07), will take place in the Duderstadt Center's immersive virtual reality space from 4-6 pm on Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8. Read More >

Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan: Literacy & Learning Mosaic at Detroit Public Library

March 31, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

The Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation recently commissioned artists Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan (BFA 1976) and Dani Katsir to create a ten-panel mosaic installation in celebration of the Library's 150th anniversary. Read More >

Mia Cinelli: TEDxUofM Speaker

March 29, 2016 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Mia Cinelli (MFA '14) will speak at the seventh annual TEDxUofM conference, Subject to Change, on April 1, 2016. TEDxUofM showcases many of the most fascinating University-affiliated thinkers and doers for a stimulating day of presentations, entertainment, art, and discussion. Read More >