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Shane Ward: Air Jordan 1 Painting

June 18, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

For the first time in decades, Stamps alumnus Shane Ward (BFA ’96) has put paint to canvas. He turned to this media as a way to create personal artwork in the midst of the pandemic. Ward, a shoe designer and G-III Apparel Group’s creative… Read More >

Walter Griggs: Ann Arbor Art Fair Animation

June 16, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Walter Griggs (BFA ‘75) created a new animated short to promote the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival. “Ann Arbor Film Festival Advertisement Animation” is available on YouTube…. Read More >

Rebekah Modrak on D.C. Mayor Bowser’s Use of Graffiti to Protect Public Space

June 12, 2020 • Faculty News

In a recent article for The Conversation, How DC Mayor Bowser used graffiti to protect public space, Rebekah Modrak, artist, scholar, and professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design writes about Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel E…. Read More >

Janie Paul on Incarcerated Artists, Creativity During Isolation

June 10, 2020 • Faculty News

Janie Paul, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Emerita at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, is the senior curator and co-founder of the Annual Exhibitions of Art by Michigan Prisoners at the University of… Read More >

Carol Jacobsen on COVID-19 and Incarceration for Mother Jones

June 5, 2020 • Faculty News

Carol Jacobsen was quoted in Mother Jones in an article entitled “They Suffered Years of Abuse. Now They’re Trapped Behind Bars in a Pandemic ” by Natalie Schreyer. Jacobsen is a Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, an… Read More >

Joanne Leonard on Coronavirus Curves and the Art of Everyday Life

June 5, 2020 • Faculty News

Joanne Leonard, Distinguished University Professor Emerita at the Stamps School, discusses how art helps us process tragedies and trauma for Medicine @ the Museum, a virtual interview series by the U-M Museum of Art (UMMA) that explores the… Read More >

Erika Cross: Best in Show at NYCxDesign Awards

June 1, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Erika Cross (BFA ’11) received Best in Show at the 2020 NYCxDesign Awards for Step, a modern coffee table with industrial inspiration. These awards, presented by Interior Design and sponsored by ICFF, were part of New York’s… Read More >

Niki Williams: New Podcast

May 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Niki Williams (BFA ’16) has used this time of quarantine and social distancing to launch a new podcast, Culdesac, now six episodes deep. Williams’ new podcast “is an experiment in mixing historical and personal anecdotes,... Read More >

Heidi Kumao: New Quarantine Animation

May 22, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor Heidi Kumao recently shared her new experimental stop motion animation.“I started this project with the idea that I would fabricate a puppet capable of physically ingesting objects, processing them, and extracting them. I… Read More >

Carol Jacobsen on COVID-19 and Incarceration

May 21, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor, Artist, and Director of the Michigan Women’s Justice & Clemency Project, Carol Jacobsen was quoted in Huffington Post in an article entitled “The Deadly Spread Of Coronavirus Is Hitting Women’s Prisons.” The article… Read More >