Creative Work

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New Stamps Faculty

August 17, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In September 2017, two new faculty members will be joining the Stamps School as assistant professors of art and design. Read More >

Identity Politics in Art & Design

August 2, 2017 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Faculty

How can art and design not only help reveal various cultural biases but also help us move past them? Read More >

2017 Alumni Exhibition: Ambiguities/Innuendoes? Go Fish.

July 20, 2017 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Each year, Stamps School alums reconnect and share new developments in their creative practice through the school’s annual juried alumni exhibition. Read More >

Bio-Art Illumination: Marta de Menezes Visits Stamps

July 12, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

When art and design students first hear that they’re going to make creative work using gene manipulation techniques, they may imagine using gadgetry straight out of a science fiction movie, “whirring machines that bleep and bloop,” as Stamps Associate Professor… Read More >

Caring by Design: Stamps MDes in Integrative Design Thesis Projects

June 27, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Making a Difference, Graduate Student

If you've ever spent time in a hospital, you can probably relate to this scenario: your procedure is done, you're rested, and it's time to go home. Or is it? And what still needs to happen first? Read More >

History as Legacy: Jan Boynton & The Bicentennial Opportunity Matching Initiative

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

Jan Boynton (BFA '70) is an incredibly active member of the Stamps community, supporting the school since the 1980s, including substantial support of Stamps faculty work through the Bryan Rogers Edge Award. Read More >

Memory, Aging & Expressive Arts

June 16, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facts and Figures for 2017, the United States is currently home to 5.5M individuals with Alzheimer’s dementia — a term used to describe those in the dementia stage of the continuum. This number is expected to… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner on Tech, Humanities, and Futures

June 12, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In February 2017, Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner was one of eight featured speakers at TEDxUofM 2017: Dreamers and Disrupters. Read More >

The 1983 School of Art Protests: How A Visual Community Fights Back

June 5, 2017 • Making a Difference, Alumni, Faculty

“Budget cuts to the arts, protests in the streets.” While this could be a headline ripped from 2017, it also describes a moment in the Stamps School history when the university’s Budget Priorities Committee proposed to cut the school’s budget by 25%. It took… Read More >

Designing for Change: Bike Advocacy Branding

June 2, 2017 •

American designer and architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974) once stated: “Design is not making beauty; beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love.” Read More >