News & Events


Matthew Zivich: 58th Greater Michigan Art Exhibition

October 9, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Stamps alumnus Matthew Zivich (BS Des ’60) is featured in the 58th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, on view September 28 - November 3 at the Midland Center for the Arts.The two featured works by Zivich are “Helter Skelter,”... Read More >

Maite Iribarren: Within Interdependence Exhibition

October 9, 2019 • Undergraduate News

Work by Stamps student Maite Iribarren (BA ’19) is featured in Within Interdependence, an exhibition by YoungArts alumni, on view October 2 - December 13 at the YoungArts Jewel Box.Considering ideas of interdependence, intimacy, and the… Read More >

Lindsay Farris: Superbloom Exhibition

October 9, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Stamps Alumna Lindsay Farris (BFA ’10) is featured in Superbloom, her debut solo exhibition, on view October 4 - November 23 at Hard Gallery in Detroit, MI.Farris’ show features a collection of new acrylic on canvas and paper… Read More >

Dustyn Bork selected for Mark Rothko Painting Symposium

October 7, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Dustyn Bork (BFA ’99), Associate Professor of art at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, was one of ten global artists selected for the 15th Painting Symposium and Residency at Mark Rothko Art Center in Daugavpils, Latvia, the birthplace… Read More >

Unfolding: Matthew Shlian Book Release

October 7, 2019 • Faculty News

Matthew Shlian will be releasing Unfolding, the first true monograph of his career. The book compiles Shlian’s work over the past decade.Unfolding is being released via Thames and Hudson’s imprint Volume. In keeping with the geometry of… Read More >

Nick Tobier, Deepa Butoliya Present at Include Conference

October 4, 2019 • Faculty News

Stamps professors Nick Tobier and Deepa Butoliya will present at the Include Conference, a biennial international conference that focuses on issues central to inclusive and people-centered design.The 2019 edition will focus on Detroit’s… Read More >

New U-M Arts Initiative Announced, Gunalan Nadarajan to Advise

October 3, 2019 • Faculty News

On October 3, 2019, a campus-wide arts initiative was announced by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel. A working group of arts leaders on campus — including Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design Dean Gunalan Nadarajan — will… Read More >

Irina Aristarkhova Researches Future of Ethics, Society, and Computing

October 2, 2019 • Faculty News

A new research initiative from the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) and Mcubed—the IRWG Mcubed Research Incentive—seeks to build upon scholarship and research collaborations that explore topics of gender, race, and… Read More >

David Turnley - This Is Love Exhibition

October 2, 2019 • Faculty News

Pulitzer Prize winning Photographer and Stamps Associate Professor David Turnley, who has been photographing Paris over the last 40 years, and who teaches a Documentary Photography Summer Abroad Program each summer in Paris, currently has… Read More >

Buzz Alexander 1938–2019

September 30, 2019 •

We are saddened to share the news that Professor Emeritus Buzz Alexander has passed away. Buzz, husband of Stamps Professor Emerita Janie Paul, was a ground-breaking artist, educator, activist, scholar, and a leader in using creative… Read More >