Creative Work


Stamps Students Animate for 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival

March 6, 2018 •

During the Fall 2017 term, students in Professor Heidi Kumao’s Experimental Animation class created animations to advertise the 56th Ann Arbor Film Festival (March 20-25, 2018). Read More >

Student Spotlight: Gus Schissler

March 5, 2018 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

While many Stamps students spend time job hunting during their senior year, others dedicate themselves to growing their own ventures. Such is the case with Gus Schissler (BFA ‘18), Art and User Experience Director at Gwydion. Read More >

Chelsea Bay Dennis: Designing for Good

February 21, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Making a Difference, Alumni

When Chelsea Bay Dennis (BFA ’04) was studying art and design at the University of Michigan in the early 2000s, she says there was no readymade client list of socially conscious companies to call on. Read More >

Stamps School Shines at CAA

February 9, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty, Graduate Student

This February 21-24, the Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 1,400 creative practitioners and educators from across the nation for the College Art Association’s 106th annual conference in Los Angeles, California. Read More >

Future Former Alumni Panel & Celebration

February 5, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

On view in the U-M Art & Architecture building through February 9, 2018, Future Former is an exhibition of alumni work curated by Stamps Professor Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo with alumna Emily Schumer (BFA 2017). On Monday, January 29, the Stamps School presented a… Read More >

Imagin(in)g Biologies

January 31, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

As a pioneering bio-artist and artistic director of an experimental art lab and research-based arts organization, Marta de Menezes gets a lot of questions about creating art from living things. Some from herself ("Am I entitled to do this?") and some from… Read More >

DIY Spotlight: Comics Creator Shawn Martinbrough

January 26, 2018 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

On January 15, comics artist and creator Shawn Martinbrough presented the talk “Continuing the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through the Art of Storytelling” as part of the 2018 University of Michigan Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Symposium. Read More >

Rising Up During Finals Week

January 24, 2018 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

Finals week at Stamps is packed with presentations, as creative minds gather together to share their processes, outcomes, and takeaways. Read More >

Student Spotlight: Madeline Helland & IDSA

December 19, 2017 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Madeline Helland (BA ’18) is a connector. Fueled by her passion for design, Helland began to reach out to firms and studios in her sophomore year to schedule site visits and informational interviews. Read More >

The Dean’s Design Challenge: Student Studio Space Needs

December 13, 2017 • Other Stories, Undergraduate Student

For the past five years, the Stamps School of Art & Design has worked tirelessly to reconfigure, maximize, and repurpose spaces within the Art & Architecture building. Read More >