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Reach: A Stamps Faculty Exhibition

Mercury S Smith

May 16 – July 8, 2017


In-person Event

Stamps Gallery
201 South Division Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104


Open to the public
Free of charge

The University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design is pleased to announce Reach: A Stamps Faculty Exhibition, on view Tuesday, May 16 — Saturday July 8, 2017 at Stamps Gallery. An exhibition reception, featuring music by DJ Munk, will take place on Friday, June 16 from 6 — 8 pm. The exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public.

Reach: A Stamps Faculty Exhibition brings together a cross-section of rigorous and research-based works that highlight the range and diversity of creative practices emerging from the University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Art & Design. Stamps Faculty wear multiple hats as educators, storytellers, artists, and designers. Their work is a vehicle to deepen research and expand the pedagogical frameworks of contemporary art and design practices in the 21st Century. By experimenting with mediums, materials, audience interaction, and participation, Reach brings together energizing and compelling paintings, sculpture, new media installations, collage and found objects, video, performance, and textile design. Reach is the first of a series of projects that will examine and highlight art, design and creative work produced by Stamps faculty in the years to come.

Participating faculty members include: 

  • James Cogswell
  • Roland Graf
  • Holly Hughes
  • Osman Khan
  • Heidi Kumao
  • Louis Marinaro
  • Rebekah Modrak
  • Anne Mondro
  • Robert Platt
  • Marianetta Porter
  • Michael Rodemer
  • Stephanie Rowden and Jennifer Metsker
  • Sherri Smith
  • Bruce Tharp and Stephanie Tharp
  • Nick Tobier
  • Joseph Trumpey

Reach: A Stamps Faculty Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, May 16 — Saturday July 82017
Exhibition Reception: Friday, June 16 from 6 — 8 pm

Image: Sherri Smith, Mercury, 2015. Woven fiber, 114” x 60

Stamps Gallery

201 South Division Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm