News & Events


Elona Van Gent: Beyond the Buzz

January 5, 2015 • Faculty News

Elona Van Gent will exhibit work in Beyond the Buzz: New Forms, Realities, and Environments in Digital Fabrication at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Jan. 20 - Mar. 1, 2015. Read More >

Matt Kenyon Selected as 2015 TED Fellow

December 18, 2014 • Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Matt Kenyon joins 20 of the brightest thinkers and makers from 15 countries as a 2015 TED Fellow. Read More >

Diary of a Teenage Girl to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

December 18, 2014 • Faculty News

The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a film based on Phoebe Gloeckner's graphic novel and directed by Marielle Heller, will premiere at the Sundance 2015 Film Festival in February. Read More >

Melanie Manos and Kathryn Brackett Luchs featured in ESSAY’D

December 17, 2014 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

Stamps Lecturers Melanie Manos and Kathryn Brackett Luchs are featured in ESSAY'D, a writing project about Detroit artists. Read More >

Jacob Stempky: Pittsburgh Tribune Review

December 16, 2014 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

A recent exhibition by Jacob Stempky (BFA 1998) and Gabe Felice at the Westmoreland Museum of Art was reviewed in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review by art critic Kurt Shaw. Read More >

Alumni Spotlight: Bridget Rafferty

December 16, 2014 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Bridget Rafferty (MFA 2004) was recently profiled on the Rackham Graduate School website. Read More >

Chris Van Allsburg Premieres “The Nutcracker” with Grand Rapids Ballet Company

December 11, 2014 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps School alum (BFA 1972), award-winning children’s book author and Grand Rapids native Chris Van Allsburg has teamed up with Tony Award-winning set designer Eugene Lee and the Grand Rapids Ballet to re-imagine the set and production design of the classic ballet “The Nutcracker.” Read More >

Adrian Deva Exhibits At Duderstadt Center Gallery

December 11, 2014 • Faculty News

Adrian Deva is participating in a group exhibit titled Terra Nova II, curated by Nora Venturelli and Barb Williams. Duderstadt Center Gallery, Dec. 8 - Jan. 4; Opening reception Dec. 12, 6 - 8 pm. Read More >

IPD Connects with the Mobile Device Market

December 11, 2014 • Faculty News, Undergraduate News

Students in the Integrated Product Development (IPD) course are challenged to expand their knowledge of how products that solve problems for people in the real world are created. Read More >

Heidi Kumao: 1st Prize, Black Maria Film Festival

December 9, 2014 • Faculty News

Heidi Kumao's film, Swallowed Whole, has received the Jury’s Choice Award – 1st Prize - for the 34th Annual Black Maria Film Festival Tour. Read More >