Creative Work


Talking Blackness with Marianetta Porter

September 27, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Focus on Faculty

In spring 2016, GalleryDAAS, the art gallery of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) at the University of Michigan, presented Color Code, an exhibition of work by Stamps Professor Marianetta Porter, curated by Stamps Professor Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo. Read More >

A World of Women: Celebrating the WOW Café

September 27, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Focus on Faculty

Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Café Theater, co-edited by Stamps and School of Music, Theatre & Dance Professor Holly Hughes, was a finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award in the LGBT Anthology category. The book was published… Read More >

Making the Future: A Brightmoor Maker Space Project

August 12, 2016 • Making a Difference, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

This summer, the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan and Detroit Community Schools (DCS) collaborated to present two sessions of Making The Future, a free six-week summer camp experience for approximately 35 middle and 13 high school… Read More >

2015 MDes Students in the Spotlight

August 1, 2016 • Graduate Student, MDes

While collaboration is at the crux of the Stamps MDes in Integrative Design program experience, there are many opportunities for individual accomplishments and pursuits. Here is a run-down of moments where students from the 2015 MDes cohort claimed the… Read More >

2016 Stamps Alumni Exhibition

July 23, 2016 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Between career, family life, and the incredible creative projects Stamps alums always seem to have in the hopper, it can be hard to find time to reflect on all the forces that came together to get us where we are today. Read More >

Stamps School and SMTD in Oaxaca

July 8, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Going Global: Stories from Abroad

In June 2016, Stamps School and School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor Holly Hughes traveled to Oaxaca - the heart of Mexico's Día de los Muertos traditions - with SMTD professor Anita Gonzalez and four U-M students: Mona McKinstry (Stamps BFA '16), Carolyn… Read More >

Faculty-Led International Experiences

June 14, 2016 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

When artists and designers immerse themselves in the unfamiliarity of another culture, they gain new creative insights, develop global perspectives, and find deep inspiration that lasts a lifetime. Read More >

Stamps MDes: First Year in Review

June 7, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Graduate Student, MDes

Ever had a retinal image taken at the optometrist? As visually interesting as the orange interworkings of your eye can be, it can be hard to tell what you're meant to glean from it. Read More >

Making a Difference & A Dollar: Undergraduate Entrepreneurs at the Stamps School

June 3, 2016 • Making a Difference, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

As Keefer Edwards (BFA '19) sees it, “Stamps is the perfect place for an entrepreneur in the art and design field.” Read More >

Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind

June 1, 2016 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In 2015, David Turnley — Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and Stamps professor — was given unprecedented access to the U-M football team. His mission: to document every aspect of coach Jim Harbaugh's first season with the program. Read More >