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Melanie Manos Videos Featured in Art Mile Detroit

August 6, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Lecturer II Melanie Manos’s “The MacDowell Series” videos screened this week for Art Mile Detroit’s In Media Res: Detroit Artists in Motion, selected by independent curator Lucy Mensah. Art Mile is “a citywide digital art exhibition… Read More >

Walter Griggs: They had a Dream Animation

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Walter Griggs (BFA ’75) won Best Animated Film in The Oaks Film Festival for THEY HAD A DREAM. In the film, images of the past transition into artistic animations…. Read More >

Rebekah Modrak Exhibits at the Weserburg Museum, Germany

August 6, 2020 •

Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak was invited to exhibit at the Weserburg Museum in Bremen, Germany in the exhibition Künstlerpublikationen: analog - digital!. The exhibition, curated by Peter Sämann of the Research Association for Artist… Read More >

Russell and Nancy Thayer’s Sculptures Featured in New Northville Park

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News, Faculty News

Former Stamps lecturer Nancy Thayer and her husband, Stamps alumnus Russell (BSDes 1957, AM 1961), were commissioned to create two sculptural park elements for a new park at the Village at Northville in Northville Township. The sculptures… Read More >

Melanie Manos Named 2020 Kresge Artist Fellow

July 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Performance artist Melanie Manos, a Lecturer II at the Stamps School of Art & Design, was recently named a 2020 Kresge Artist Fellow for Performance Art. Kresge is a highly competitive bi-annual arts grant in Wayne and Oakland counties… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner in SciArt Magazine

July 21, 2020 •

Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner’s Captured by an Algorithm project has been featured in the “Algorithmic” issue of SciArt Magazine, which includes the work of 36 international artists/artist groups who utilize, examine,... Read More >

Mayela Rodriguez, Stephanie Brown, Anya Klapischak: Virtual Anti-Racism Workshop

July 20, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumni Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ’19), Stephanie Brown (MFA ’18), and Anya Klapischak (BFA ’15) have collaborated on a virtual anti-racism workshopDo The Work: Hacking Together Your Own Anti-Racist Curriculum Via Digital Cartoneras is… Read More >

Jenn Low in A National Conversation Across Chinatowns

July 15, 2020 • Graduate News

Jenn Low (MDes ’20), Senior Advisor for Programs at the 1882 Foundation, recently joined a conversation with community leaders, activists, and artists representing Chinatowns across the country. The session was hosted by the W.O.W. Project… Read More >

Artists and Allies Awarded Art Matters Fellowship

July 9, 2020 • Community News, Faculty News

Art Matters has awarded Artists and Allies a 2020 fellowship. Artists and Allies is an alliance of four artists/scholars: Stamps Associate Dean for Research, Creative Work, and Strategic Initiatives Jane Prophet, Professor Rebekah Modrak,... Read More >

Nancy Lorenz: In Conversation with Daniella Ohad, July 14, 2020

July 9, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

On Tuesday, July 14th at 2:00 pm EST, R & Company presented an online conversation between contemporary artist and Stamps alumna Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85, Painting & Printmaking) and design historian Daniella Ohad. A recording of the… Read More >