A highly anticipated Stamps School tradition, the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition provides an opportunity for the school to support students whose creative work is recognized as exceptional by invited jurors, with awards announced on this page as the exhibition opens. Recipients will be notified via email on February 4 with information on picking up their awards.
In 2022, we are excited to bring back the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition to its traditional “in-person” format at the Stamps Gallery from February 4 – 26, 2022.
- Alice Elizabeth Kalom Award: Nicole Kim
- Arden Fate Memorial Award: Danielle Tutak
- Guy Palazzola Memorial Award: Deena Beydoun, Zia Zhao
- John H. McCluney Memorial Achievement Award: John Cooper
- Opportunity Fund: Iris (Sue-Min) Jung
- Robert D. and Betsy D. Richards Memorial Award: Grace Klein
- William A. Lewis Watercolor Prize: Mellisa Lee
- William Carter Award: Emery Swirbalus
Learn more: 2022 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Awards.
Senghor Reid (BFA ’99) explores the interactions between the human body and the environment, creating visual representations of dreams, memories and traces of human contact with nature. Reid is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Cranbrook Schools and is a National Board Certified Visual Arts Educator. He has received many awards, including the Kresge Arts in Detroit Visual Artist Fellowship prize and the prestigious Governor’s Award for Emerging Artist. Reid’s work has been exhibited in the U.S. and abroad in galleries and museums.
Katie Grace McGowan is an interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer. She has spent her adult life teaching, making exhibitions, organizing events, and advocating for equity in the art world. Katie currently works as deputy director of Kresge Arts in Detroit.
Sarah Rose Sharp is a writer, photographer and multimedia artist. She writes about art and culture for a number of print and online venues. Sarah was a 2015 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow for Art Criticism and is a 2018 recipient of the Rabkin Foundation Prize. She is a guest lecturer at several universities in Southeast Michigan, has served as guest curator and juror for institutions, and has shown her work in several states and internationally.