News & Events


Penny Stamps Speaker Series + New Red Order Featured on Michigan Radio

September 23, 2020 • Community News

The Penny Stamps Speaker Series kicked off their Fall 2020 virtual events on September 18 with a talk by New Red Order, an artist collective facilitated by three core contributors — brothers Zack and Adam Khalil, who are Ojibway and grew up… Read More >

Leslie Sobel Receives MFA from University of Hartford

September 19, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Leslie Sobel (BFA ‘83) will receive the Nomad MFA (Interdisciplinary Master of Fine Arts) from the University of Hartford. Sobel finishes the program with cohort three through a largely virtual exhibition due to COVID-19. To view the… Read More >

Hannah Smotrich and Stephanie Rowden Design Ann Arbor City Clerk’s Satellite Office @ UMMA

September 18, 2020 • Faculty News

As part of their multi-year research effort, Creative Campus Voting Project, Stephanie Rowden and Hannah Smotrich, Associate Professors at the Stamps School of Art & Design, have designed a new Ann Arbor City Clerk’s Satellite Office at the… Read More >

Ron Eglash appearing in Samuel Jackson’s “Enslaved” TV Series on Epix

September 15, 2020 • Faculty News

In 2019, Stamps and UMSI Professor Ron Eglash flew to Ethiopia and Ghana to be filmed for Enslaved, a six-episode documentary series produced by and starring Samuel Jackson. Exploring 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak Moderates “The Future of Art,” a U-M Arts Initiative Event Series

September 12, 2020 • Faculty News

As part of the U-M Arts Initiative, Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak moderates “The Future of Art: Is the Future of Art the Death of Art?” This panel discussion is the first in what will be a virtual event series. Featuring essayist,... Read More >

45 Years in the Making - New Photography Book by Craig Varjabedian

September 10, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Award-winning photographer Craig Varjabedian’s (BFA 1979) new book, The Light of Days Gone By, was 45 years in the making. It celebrates with stunning imagery the journey of a photographer and the beautiful light he has witnessed and… Read More >

Michael Boonstra Installation at Oregon State University

August 28, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Michael Boonstra (BFA ‘96) was commissioned through Oregon’s Percent for Art in Public Places Program to install a public art project at the Oregon State University Marine Studies Building in Newport, Oregon. This new work was installed… Read More >

Audrey Bennett’s AIGA Vote poster featured in PRINT

August 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Audrey G. Bennett is one of 71 designers invited to participate in the AIGA’s Get Out the Vote: Empowering the Women’s Vote Posters this year. Of the 65 posters created, her poster, titled “These Nested Aphorisms,” was one of 19 featured in… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner at SIGGRAPH Art Gallery

August 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Sophia Brueckner’s project, Captured by an Algorithm, is part of this year’s SIGGRAPH Art Gallery. ACM SIGGRAPH is an international community of researchers, artists, developers, filmmakers, scientists, and business professionals who share… Read More >

Loring Randolph to Direct Nasher Haemisegger Collection

August 24, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In September Loring Randolph (BFA ‘04) will become the new director of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection. Based in Dallas, the Nasher Haemisegger collection comprises works dating from the post-war period to the… Read More >