Alumni Profiles

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U-M has the largest alumni network of any university anywhere, and Stamps alums play an incredibly vibrant role in that community.

Learn about some of our amazing alumni in the stories below.

Alumni Profiles & Stories
Virtual Career Bootcamp 2020

October 26, 2020

From October 12-17, current Stamps students attended virtual Career Bootcamp sessions led by recent alums. Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Nestorak (BFA ‘13)

October 26, 2020

Alumna Stephanie Nestorak (BFA ‘13) discovered her passion for Motion Graphic Design at Stamps. Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Brown (MFA ‘18)

October 14, 2020

Spotlight on alumna Stephanie Brown (MFA '18), exhibiting artist and non-profit professional. Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Cesar Velazquez (BFA ‘94)

October 14, 2020

Spotlight on alumnus Cesar Velazquez (BFA '94), Head of Effects at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Titus Heagins (MFA ‘02)

September 18, 2020

Spotlight on alumnus Titus Heagins (MFA '02), a photographer who approaches his work with compassion. Read More >

Yen and Nick Azzaro Propose Interactive, Experimental Art Museum with Youth in Ypsilanti

December 23, 2019

Stamps alums Yen and Nick Azzaro raise funds to create a micro-museum of experimental art for Ypsilanti students. Read More >

Representing the Past, Changing the Present

December 19, 2019

Representing the Past, Changing the Present: Thoughts on the work of Ken Aptekar (BFA ’73) by Irina Aristarkhova. Read More >

Alumni Spotlight: Masimba Hwati (MFA ‘19)

December 3, 2019

Masimba Hwati (MFA ‘19) discusses the connections between Harare and Detroit in advance of a 12/5 performance at MOCAD. Read More >

Shoe Design at Stamps

February 12, 2019

Shane Ward (BFA ‘96), Creative Director of Footwear at DKNY and GHBASS, recently led a shoe design workshop for students. Read More >

Philanthropist, Arts Advocate Penny W. Stamps Dies at 74

December 13, 2018

Philanthropist, U-M alumna, and arts advocate Penny W. Stamps died Thursday, December 13, 2018. Read More >