News & Events


Stamps School of Art & Design to Host Design Charette on Ebola

December 4, 2014 • Stamps News

In response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the University of Michigan Stamps School is hosting a multi-disciplinary, university-wide Design Charette on Jan. 16 - 18, 2015 to generate design solutions specific to the Ebola outbreak. 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 >

PCAP Art Auction to Benefit the 20th Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners

December 9, 2014 • Faculty News, Staff News

The Prison Creative Arts Project will be having an Art Auction to benefit the 20th Annual Exhibition of Prisoners on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 6:30 - 9 pm. Read More >

Vanessa Nicole: Custom Engagement Rings

December 8, 2014 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Vanessa Nicole (BFA 2005) has started a unique engagement ring business. Read More >