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

April 8, 2019 • Giving, 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 >

Emanuel Papageorgiou at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

January 9, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Stamps student Emanuel Papageorgiou (BFA '19) is a finalist in the 2018 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Call for Student Entries. The theme for this year's competition was "mobility." Read More >