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Jim Cogswell: Cosmogonic Tattoos

April 25, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

As a Faculty Fellow in the U-M Institute for the Humanities (IH), Stamps Professor Jim Cogswell was provided with a release from teaching during the 2016-2017 academic year to exclusively pursue his creative project, Cosmogonic Tattoos. Stamps alumna Cristina… Read More >

Sun Young Park Seeks Design Solution For Pediatric Care Through NSF Grant

April 24, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Sun Young Park — Design and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, Interaction Designer, and Assistant Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design and School of Information at the University of Michigan — recently received an NSF grant to… Read More >

A Career, Celebrated: Professor Janie Paul

April 14, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Alumni, Faculty

In December 2016, Professor Janie Paul retired from the Stamps School of Art & Design, following over 20 years of dedicated service. Read More >

Staff Spotlight: Brian Banks, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor

April 10, 2017 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Alumni, Faculty

When Ypsilanti native and father of three Brian Banks sees a problem, he addresses it. During a recent visit to a Detroit high school to talk about career opportunities, Banks encountered something that he sees as a disturbing trend. “90% of the kids in the… Read More >

Snapshots in History

March 23, 2017 • Other Stories, Alumni, Faculty

We haven't always been called the "Stamps School of Art & Design," but creative practice and scholarship have been part of the University of Michigan experience from the start. We're celebrating the university's bicentennial year in 2017 with a look back at key… Read More >

2017 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Award Winners

March 1, 2017 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design’s 2017 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, featuring the exceptional works of our undergraduate students in art and design, was celebrated on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 with a reception in the new downtown Stamps… Read More >

The Art of the Gallery Space

February 27, 2017 • Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Student

Srimoyee Mitra’s intrigue with art as an experience began early on during visits to her grandparents’ theatre and film production company in India. “I grew up in Mumbai and we would take trips to see my grandparents in Kolkata when I was a young girl,” said… Read More >

Tonie Leeds: Making Something Out of Nothing for Almost 100 Years

February 23, 2017 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

In celebration of the University of Michigan’s bicentennial, we’re shining a spotlight on Stamps alums. Our first story is a conversation between two alums: one of our oldest living alums, Antonietta (Tonie) Leeds (B.Des. ’42), and Cristina Lorenzetti (BFA… Read More >

Skateboard Building in Brightmoor

February 2, 2017 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Cool Classes & Assignments, Making a Difference

On a chilly Saturday in December, in the art room at Detroit Community High School (DCH), Jesse Wilson, New York Director of the Chill Foundation, led a free skateboard-building workshop. Read More >

Announcing Stamps Gallery Opening, New Gallery Director

February 1, 2017 • Other Stories, Alumni, Faculty

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan is proud to announce the opening of the new Stamps Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor. Srimoyee Mitra was recently appointed to manage the 8,000 square foot gallery as the new Stamps Gallery Director. Read More >