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Artist, Alumna, Friend: Ellen Wilt (1921-2020)

April 6, 2020

Artist, alumna, and cherished member of the Stamps community Ellen Wilt died on March 25 at the age of 98. Read More >

Makers Respond: Studio Coordinator Kit Parks (BFA ‘15) On Facemask Creation, Donation

April 3, 2020

2D/Fibers Studio Coordinator Kit Parks on efforts to create and donate facemasks in response to COVID-19. Read More >

In Memory of Mark Dziersk (1959-2020)

February 7, 2020

Stamps alum Mark Dziersk (BFA ‘81) was an expert in industrial design, design thinking, and branding. Read More >

In Memory of Jason Polan (1982-2020)

January 28, 2020

Stamps alum Jason Polan, author of "Every Person in New York", lost his life to cancer on January 27, 2020. 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 >

A Change in Leadership, A Commitment to Values

December 18, 2019

On Jan. 1, Director of Development Mary Alice Bankert will retire, passing the torch to Major Gifts Officer Nan Pozios. 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 >

Open House, Open Hearts: A Stamps Studio Suites Celebration

October 21, 2019

A Sept. 27 open house celebrated the new studio space and digital equipment added in our recent renovation. Read More >

Taylor Houlihan Recreates 3.2 Million-Year-Old Skeleton

May 6, 2019

Taylor Houlihan (BFA '18) on the process of recreating fossils for the U-M Museum of Natural History. Read More >