Alumni

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
Creative Careers: Lyz Luidens (BFA ‘13)

February 23, 2016

Alum Lyz Luidens (BFA '13) on her Knight Foundation grant, work, and life after Stamps. Read More >

Stamps Career Bootcamp

February 18, 2016

Alums Sara Radin (BA '11) and Shifra Whiteman (BFA '11) help Stamps students prepare for the future. Read More >

Creative Careers: Sara Radin (BA ‘11)

February 18, 2016

Sara Radin (BA '11) on her creative life after Stamps. Read More >

Creative Careers: Shifra Whiteman (BFA ‘11)

February 18, 2016

Shifra Whiteman (BFA '11) on what it takes to have a successful creative career. Read More >

Jules Pieri: Founder of The Grommet

April 23, 2015

What do innovative products like SodaStream, GoldieBlox, and Fitbit have in common? They all got their start on The Grommet, a product launch platform co-founded by Jules Pieri (BFA 1982). Read More >

Geoff Silverstein: Founder of Friendly Design Company

March 6, 2015

As one of the founders of the Washington DC-based Friendly Design Co, Geoff Silverstein (BFA ’06) is busy, curious, creative… and friendly. Read More >

Detroit Collaborations: Paula Schubatis

February 25, 2015

In the fall of 2014, Paula Schubatis (BFA ‘13) was invited to be a Michele Schara Artist in Residence at one of Stamps’ partner schools, Detroit Community High School (DCH). Read More >

Creative Careers: Fritz Klaetke

February 19, 2015

In December 2012, Fritz Klaetke (BFA ‘88) was nominated for a Grammy Award for his design of the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings’ boxed set, Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection. Read More >

Creative Careers: Ben Van Dyke

November 11, 2014

Ben Van Dyke (MFA '06) plays a lot of basketball — a game defined by its continually shifting spatial calculus. It’s an apt sport for Ben, because just as the trajectory of the ball to the net is endlessly variable, so is Ben’s typographic work. Taking… Read More >