Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan
Michelle Krievins-Newman Joins LaFontsee Galleries

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Michelle Krievins-Newman Joins LaFontsee Galleries

After a 26+ year career in graphic design, Michelle Krievins-Newman (BFA '87) is now working as a full-time fine artist, represented by LaFontsee Galleries of Grand Rapids and Douglas, MI.

Zach Kolodziej: "Selfie" in New York Times

A self-portrait by undergraduate Zach Kolodziej (BFA '17) is featured in Who Am I?, an online exhibition of creative selfies by The New York Times.

Schroeder Cherry Performs With Puppets, Exhibits Mixed Media Sculpture

Schroeder Cherry (BFA '76) and His Puppets performed at Detroit Institute of Art, the Smithsonian Institution’s Hazy Museum in Virginia, and Piedmont College in North Carolina.

Stephanie Lovell: SewNanieSewUS Open on Etsy

Stephanie Lovell (BS '60, MS '65) has opened a new Etsy store.

Jenny Schu: Exhibitions, Awards, Teaching Workshops

Last year, Jenny Schu's (BFA '04) grant-related exhibition "Creating a Nature" led to 7 of her pieces going on to internationally juried shows in 4 different states.

VISUALIZING DATA: The Art of Information


VISUALIZING DATA: The Art of Information

VISUALIZING DATA, curated by Jeanne Hunter-Moore, features artistic interpretation of signs, symbols and statistical data. Work: Detroit from Mar. 14 - Apr. 25; reception 6 - 9 pm, Mar. 14.

Launch: 2014 Senior Exhibition

Launch, the 2014 Stamps School Senior Exhibition, features culminating projects by graduating seniors in all of the school’s exhibition venues. Apr. 18 - May 3.

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Rita Lee's (BFA '14) senior thesis project, Eloquence, explores the limitations of language and time, as she embeds sentences in jars of resin, the words carefully crafted on grains of rice.

Yes, that’s right, grains of rice.




RT @umsi: A @UM_Stamps student deletes her social media accounts - and creates art, of course - for her Thesis Show project....



Having a year to work on a project can lead to some amazing discoveries, like how to write on a grain of rice. Yes a grain of rice. Rita Lee's work is just one of the many cool projects on display tonight in the galleries. Clear your calendar and come on out!! 6-9pm Slusser, Warren Robbins and WORK! #goblue #goseniors #ip2014 #annarbor #artschool #umich #riceart #stampspride



Tonight at 6pm: our galleries open, revealing a year's worth of inquiry, experimentation, making and the formulation of a senior thesis project. Here's...