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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 >

Celeste Simons: I’ve Seen It Project

July 7, 2020 • Undergraduate News

Stamps undergraduate student Celeste Simons’ project, I’ve Seen It, “aims to raise awareness of systemic racism in America….“I’ve Seen It does this “by encouraging white people to share incidents of racism they’ve witnessed or… Read More >

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 >