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Student Spotlight: Maddi Lelli + Michigan Medicine

April 15, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

During the Fall 2018 semester, Maddi Lelli (BFA ‘19) partnered with members of the Perioperative Care Unit at Michigan Medicine for an independent study to address wayfinding within the U-M Hospital. Read More >

Expressions of Gratitude: Penny W. Stamps (1944-2018)

April 8, 2019 • Making a Difference, Alumni

In December of 2018, our school’s namesake and friend, Penny W. Stamps, passed away after a battle with cancer. A proud University of Michigan alumna (BS.Des. ’66), arts advocate, animal lover, philanthropist, and leader, Penny’s legacy lives on in the research… Read More >

Finding the Perfect Fit: Stamps Undergrads Win DKNY Shoe Design Competition

March 19, 2019 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In April 2019, the design team at DKNY will be flying out two Stamps School of Art & Design undergraduates for a review of the student’s shoe prototypes. Read More >

Reality Re-envisioned: Tamiko Thiel Visits Stamps

February 21, 2019 •

In early February, 2019, the Stamps School hosted Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality artist Tamiko Thiel for a campus visit to give a public talk and demo her VR artwork, Land of Cloud, at the Duderstadt Center. Read More >

Change by Design: The Birds of Ann Arbor

February 12, 2019 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

During the 2018-2019 academic year, students in Stamps Professor Nick Tobier’s Change by Design (ART 314) course addressed the new arrival of Bird scooters to Ann Arbor. Read More >

Shoe Design at Stamps

February 12, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Advice for Emerging Artists, Cool Classes & Assignments

In January 2019, Shane Ward (BFA ‘96), Creative Director of Footwear at DKNY and GHBASS (G-III Apparel Group), led a shoe-design workshop for Stamps students. Read More >

Stamps School at 2019 College Art Association Conference

February 4, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

This February 12-16, the Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 2000 creative practitioners and educators from across the nation for the College Art Association’s 107th annual conference in New York City. Read More >

John Marshall: DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections International Design Competition Presentation

January 29, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, the three teams selected as finalists in the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections design competition — including the Agence Ter team, featuring Stamps Professor and MDes in Integrative Design program director, John… Read More >

Student Spotlight: Maite Iribarren (BA ‘19)

January 24, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

A Miami native, Stamps School senior Maite Iribarren (BA ‘19) has been very intentional in how she leverages the University of Michigan’s tier-one research university resources in her creative practice as a metal worker and sculptor. Read More >

The Heart of the Story: Narrative Forms at Stamps

January 9, 2019 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

During the Fall 2018 semester, professors Heidi Kumao and Holly Hughes co-taught Narrative Forms, a Stamps School of Art and Design course dedicated to fostering an informed exploration of visual storytelling. Read More >