News & Events


Rebekah Modrak and Jamie Vander Broek Publish Radical Humility Book

February 26, 2021 • Faculty News

Radical Humility: Essays on Ordinary Acts, edited by Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak and Art & Design Librarian Jamie Vander Broek, will be published by Belt Publishing on March 16, 2021. Three years in the making, the book began in… Read More >

Irina Aristarkhova publishes a new article on the architectures of hospitality

February 25, 2021 • Faculty News

Irina Aristarkhova publishes a new article in PUBLIC: Art | Culture | Ideas 61 and speaks on a related panel exploring the architectures of hospitality.Join PUBLIC for a lively virtual exploration of architectures of hospitality in… Read More >

2021 Art & Design Competition: James S. Jackson Distinguished Career Award for Diversity Scholarship

February 24, 2021 •

The University of Michigan’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) and the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) in cooperation with Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design invite students to propose and create a work… Read More >

Noah Caspar’s Internship at The Met

February 24, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Stamps student Noah Caspar (BFA ‘21) is one of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first group of fully paid interns, with compensation made possible by a lead gift from the philanthropist Adrienne Arsht and other museum supporters. According… Read More >

Ron Eglash Presents at Blackathon

February 22, 2021 • Faculty News

On Friday, February 26, 2021 at 4 pm EST Stamps Professor Ron Eglash delivers the keynote address at the 2021 Blackathon, a conference that brings leaders in technology together from across the African diaspora to create emancipatory… Read More >

Ron Eglash on the Histories, Cultural Significance of Black Braids

February 22, 2021 • Faculty News

Writer Precious Fondren included an extensive interview with Stamps Professor Ron Eglash in her recent article for The Toledo Blade, Style that speaks: Braids are more than ‘just hair’ for Black women, exploring the histories and cultural… Read More >

Rowan Renee: Artist Talk with Mary Baxter for MoMA

February 17, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alum Rowan Renee (MFA ’19) will speak about their installation, No Spirit For Me, on MoMA PS1’s online series Chosen Family hosted by Mary Baxter. The panel will also include Russell Craig and James “Yaya” Hough.These lunchtime… Read More >

Grace Coudal Releases Intimately South Intimately West

February 15, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Stamps undergraduate student Grace Coudal (BFA ’21) has released her debut photography book, Intimately South Intimately West.Coudal’s limited edition debut photography book, Intimately South Intimately West is a story about a deep… Read More >

Shira Baron Wins Sundance Horizon Award

February 14, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Stamps student Shira Baron (BFA ‘21) receives seventh annual Horizon Award, given to emerging female and non-binary filmmakers, for her short documentary film, De Sol A Sol. The Horizon Award is stewarded by a mentorship team that includes… Read More >

Katherine Lee Named Lunar New Year Design Competition Winner

February 12, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Katherine Lee (BA ‘23) was named the winner of the 2021 Leaders and Best Lunar New Year Design Competition. Her work, alongside the work of other competition entrants, is on view on the Leaders and Best website. Eight other Stamps… Read More >