News & Events


Audrey Bennett Elected as Vice-President of Diversity and Inclusion, College Art Association

May 16, 2019 • Faculty News

Recently, Audrey Bennett, Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, was elected to serve as the Vice-President of Diversity and Inclusion for the College Art Association. A member of the board of… Read More >

Holly Hughes Mentioned in the NY Times

May 15, 2019 • Faculty News

Professor Holly Hughes’ pioneering queer feminist performances earned two recent mentions in the New York Times. TONY nominated writer/performer Heidi Shreck credited Hughes as her most important influence.  Performance Artist Carmelita… Read More >

Nick and Yen Azzaro on WEMU

May 15, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Husband and wife alumni Nick (BFA ‘04) and Yen Azzaro (BFA ‘03) were recently featured on WEMU for their social art movement “Y-Fi,” short for Ypsi Fidelity. The Azzaro’s work with Ypsilanti Community High School students weekly to… Read More >

Roland Graf Presents iGYM at CHI 2019 in Glasgow, UK

May 15, 2019 • Faculty News

Associate Professor Roland Graf presented iGYM, an augmented reality system for inclusive play at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, a premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction (May 4-9,... Read More >

Heidi Kumao Named Faculty Fellow at Institute for the Humanities

May 15, 2019 • Faculty News

The Institute for the Humanities at U-M has awarded fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year to nine faculty members, including Stamps professor Heidi Kumao. The Faculty Fellowship Program at the Institute for the Humanities provides… Read More >

John Marshall Presents at Mapping the Egalitarian Metropolis

May 10, 2019 • Faculty News

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Stamps professor and MDes Director John Marshall will be presenting as part of Mapping the Egalitarian Metropolis: Spaces of Hope, an evening of presentations and exhibitions of work by research teams funded by… Read More >

Oka Doner Serves as Panelist at TEFAF Culture Program

May 8, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Michele Oka Doner (BSDes ‘66, TeachCert ‘66, MFA ‘68, DFAHon ‘16) will serve as a panelist at the TEFAF New York Cultural Program, which runs from May 3-7, 2019. The program brings together the distinctive voices of… Read More >

Schroeder Cherry: 2019 Sondheim Finalist and Solo Exhibition

May 8, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Schroeder Cherry (BFA ‘76) is one of seven finalists selected for the 14th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA). The competition awards a $25,000 fellowship to assist in… Read More >

Ruth Taubman: New York Trunk Show

May 8, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Ruth Taubman (BFA ‘81) will display her full 2019 spring jewelry line at a private trunk show in Midtown Manhattan, May 14-16. To receive an invitation or to request more information, visit and click “Contact Us.”... Read More >

David Turnley Featured in Michigan Insider

May 7, 2019 • Faculty News

Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and Stamps professor David Turnley was featured in a Michigan Insider article for his upcoming trip to South Africa with the University of Michigan football team. Alongside U-M football coach Jim… Read More >