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Charles Fairbanks: ‘The Modern Jungle’ at AAFF

March 23, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

'The Modern Jungle', a feature-length documentary by Charles Fairbanks (MFA 2010), will screen in competition at the 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival on Friday, March 24. Read More >

Heidi Pollard: Call and Response

March 21, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Heidi Pollard (BFA 2005) has partnered with the University of New Mexico Art Museum for a project that explores the lasting influence of Abstract Expressionist artist Adolph Gottlieb on contemporary art. Read More >

Ruth Taubman Premieres Spring Jewelry Line in New York

March 20, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Jewelry designer Ruth Taubman (BFA 1981) will present her 2017 spring collection at her trunk show in Midtown Manhattan, March 28-30, in conjunction with New York dress designer Karen Roberts. Read More >

Michele Oka Doner: Pop Art Comes to Michigan, 1963

March 13, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

On Saturday, March 18, artist and Stamps alumna Michele Oka Doner (B.S. Des 1966, MFA 1968) will take part in a group discussion about the influence and impact of two Pop Art exhibitions that occurred on campus in 1963. Read More >

Melis Agabigum Exhibits May the Bridges I Burn, Light the Way at BBAC

March 8, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Melis Agabigum (BFA 2013) is featured in 'May the Bridges I Burn, Light the Way,' a solo exhibition at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) from March 10 - April 23 with an opening reception from 6 - 8 pm on March 10. Read More >

Amanda Krugliak: State of Exception Featured in NYT

March 8, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

'State of Exception', an exhibition co-created by artist/curator Amanda Krugliak (BFA 1984) and artist/photographer Richard Barnes in collaboration with UM anthropologist Jason De Leon, was recently reviewed in the New York Times by Holland Cotter. Read More >

Alisa Yang: Sleeping With The Devil Screenings

March 3, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Sleeping With the Devil, a short film by Alisa Yang (MFA 2016), will screen at multiple festivals this spring, including the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Read More >

Leslie Sobel: Artist in Residence with Climate Scientists

February 24, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Leslie Sobel (BFA 1983) will spend May as an artist-in-residence in the Eclipse Ice Field, the largest non-polar ice field on the planet, located in Kluane National Park in the Yukon Territory. Read More >

Ernestine Ruben at Willow Run: Mobilizing Memory

February 23, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Photographs by Ernestine Ruben (BSDEs ’53) of the famed Willow Run industrial complex are featured in a new exhibition opening March 11 at UMMA. Read More >

Lee Deigaard: 2017 Joan Mitchell Center Artist-in-Residence

February 21, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

The Joan Mitchell Center on Bayou Road has selected Lee Deigaard (MFA 2002) as a Fall 2017 Artist-in-Residence. Read More >