Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan
 

Michael Borowski: Visiting Faculty at University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

August 31, 2014

Michael Borowski (MFA ‘11) is currently a visiting faculty, teaching photography at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.  Over the year, he will be teaching all levels of digital and darkroom photography as well as intermedia topics courses, maintaining the darkroom, lighting studio, and digital labs.

Borowski’s work has recently been exhibited at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery (Las Cruces, NM), the Prairie Center for the Arts (Peoria, IL), and Espace Projet (Montreal, Canada).

Michael Borowski: Visiting Faculty at University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Nawal Motawi: Grand Opening Party

August 31, 2014

The Ann Arbor Art Center and Motawi Tileworks have joined forces to create not one but TWO exciting new shops within the Art Center! Motawi Downtown and 117 GALLERY is now open and we’re having a big party to celebrate!

Please join us Wednesday, September 10 from 5:30-8:30 to check out some amazing art, tile, music and delicious food and wine from two of Ann Arbor’s newest places, Mezzevino Restaurant and VinBar. Of course, Nawal Motawi (BFA 1988) will be there to help showcase the full line of Motawi gift tiles (she’ll even sign yours), accessories and the new design space.

The party is free and open to everyone! It’s going to be a great evening…hope to see you there!

MOTAWI DOWNTOWN GRAND OPENING PARTY!

Nawal Motawi: Grand Opening Party

Matt Kenyon’s Work at FILE 2014 Reviewed

August 31, 2014

Matt Kenyon’s Notepad project, currently featured in FILE (Electronic Language International Festival) in São Paulo, was reviewed in Folha, the largest of the Brazilian newspapers.

FILE 2014 is on display through October 5 at São Paulo’s Centro Cultural FIESP - Ruth Cardoso.

Link (in English): http://alturl.com/jtzgh

Matt Kenyon’s Work at FILE 2014 Reviewed

Kathryn Brackett Luchs Exhibits

August 31, 2014

Stamps Senior Lecturer Kathryn Brackett Luchs, will exhibit her large scale print work TRANSITION in Detroit Connections: Women Printmakers and Their Mentors, opening Sept. 12 at N’NAMDI Center for Contemporary Art. The exhibition juxtaposes and celebrates young women Printmakers and their women mentors in Printmaking.

Detroit Connections: Women Printmakers and Their Mentors opens Friday, September 12 from 6 - 9 PM, and runs through October 25.

N’NAMDI Center for Contemporary Art is located in Detroit’s Cultural Center, at 52 East Forest Ave., Detroit, Michigan 48201.

Kathryn Brackett Luchs Exhibits

Rita Dibert: Kiwi As, Eh

August 30, 2014

New Zealanders and Americans both speak English, but vernacular usage can mean that immigrants to either country are constantly translating. To fulfill the mandates of her Whanganui UCOL Faculty Grant, “An examination of Differences between New Zealand and American English Usage”, Rita Dibert (BFA 1969, MFA 1971), Head of Fine Art Photography at the Quay School of Arts, Whanganui UCOL in Whanganui, New Zealand produced a one person exhibition at Space Gallery in Whanganui, New Zealand, “Kiwi As, Eh.”

Included were a number of both American and New Zealand dictionaries, both casual and official, as well as scolarly linguistic examinations of Kiwi English. Several images from the exhibition can be viewed on Rita’s site.

Rita Dibert: Kiwi As, Eh

Pamela Becker: Solo Exhibition

August 29, 2014

An exhibition of the work of Pamela Becker (MFA 1981) is featured at the Ross Art Museum in Delaware. The exhibit, titled “Metamorphosis”, will run from Sept. 30, 2014 to Nov. 2, 2014 with an artist’s talk on October 23.

Work was selected by assistant director, Tammy Wallace, and addresses the various ways Becker has tried to express her interest and fascination with the world around us.

Pamela Becker: Solo Exhibition

Michelle Krievins-Newman Exhibits

August 28, 2014

Paintings by Michelle Krievins-Newman (BFA 1987) will be exhibited at a six-person show entitled ‘Modern Twist’ at LaFontsee Galleries/Douglas, Michigan from October 11 – November 14, 2014.

Michelle Krievins-Newman Exhibits

Celebration of “Animal Acts” in New York City

August 28, 2014

New York University is hosting an event to celebrate the publication of Animal Acts: Performing Species Today, co-edited by Holly Hughes and Una Chaudhuri on Friday, September 19th at the Tisch School for the Arts in New York City.

The book, which collects animal themed performance texts by leading artists, accompanied by commentaries by leading scholars in the field of performance, gender and animal studies, including Jill Dolan and Donna Haraway, to name a few, was published by the University of Michigan Press.

This event will include a performance by Stamps alumni Joseph Keckler, as well as Holly Hughes, recent Witt Resident Carmelita Tropicana and others, in conversation with scholars.

Performing Species: What Can Animal Studies and Theatre/Performance Studies Teach Each Other?

Celebration of “Animal Acts” in New York City

Anne Mondro Featured in U-M Record

August 28, 2014

Anne Mondro, Associate Professor in Art & Design, is featured in the University of Michigan Record for her teaching and research.

In her new course, “Memory, Aging & Expressive Arts,” Mondro’s students visit U-M Geriatric Centers Silver Club, a community program for adults with mild to moderate memory loss. The students brainstorm ideas for creative projects with their specific community member.

Art & Design professor promotes community engagement

Anne Mondro Featured in U-M Record

Martin Vloet, Michigan Photography

Margaret Parker Exhibits

August 27, 2014

Margaret Parker (BFA 1969) is participating in “A Matter of Taste,” a group show sponsored by the Michigan Women’s Caucus for Art, held at the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame in Lansing from August 3 to October 25, 2014. Parker’s “Autobiography by Spoonfuls” (pictured here) is from a collage of many past works layered together.

Margaret Parker Exhibits

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