News & Events


Audrey Bennett Delivers Invited Lecture at Yale

May 29, 2019 • Faculty News

On May 11, 2019, Professor Audrey G. Bennett delivered an invited lecture at After the Bauhaus, Before the Internet: A History of Graphic Design Pedagogy, a conference organized by the Department of the History of Art at Yale University’s… Read More >

Emily Schiffer Launches Largest Social Impact Photography Project Across the U.S.

May 29, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Emily Schiffer (MFA ‘16) co-created We, Women, a nationwide platform to support women, transgender, and non-binary photographers who combine images and grassroots strategies to create empathy and social impact on critical issues across the… Read More >

Stephanie Brown: First Museum Exhibition

May 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Do Not Bleach, work by Stephanie Brown (MFA ‘18) will show in its first museum exhibit at the Appleton Museum of Art.Through a series of mixed media installations, Do Not Bleach expresses and encourages melanin love, whether one is… Read More >

Nancy Lorenz: Shimmering Flowers Exhibition

May 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Nancy Lorenz (BFA ’85) will display her work at the Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, MA. Her exhibition, Shimmering Flowers, is comprised of bronze-cast landscapes and vessels inspired by techniques from traditional Asian craft…. Read More >

Audrey Bennett Elected as Vice-President of Diversity and Inclusion, College Art Association

May 16, 2019 • Faculty News

Recently, Audrey Bennett, Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, was elected to serve as the Vice-President of Diversity and Inclusion for the College Art Association. A member of the board of… Read More >

Holly Hughes Mentioned in the NY Times

May 15, 2019 • Faculty News

Professor Holly Hughes’ pioneering queer feminist performances earned two recent mentions in the New York Times. TONY nominated writer/performer Heidi Shreck credited Hughes as her most important influence.  Performance Artist Carmelita… Read More >

Nick and Yen Azzaro on WEMU

May 15, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Husband and wife alumni Nick (BFA ‘04) and Yen Azzaro (BFA ‘03) were recently featured on WEMU for their social art movement “Y-Fi,” short for Ypsi Fidelity. The Azzaro’s work with Ypsilanti Community High School students weekly to… Read More >

Roland Graf Presents iGYM at CHI 2019 in Glasgow, UK

May 15, 2019 • Faculty News

Associate Professor Roland Graf presented iGYM, an augmented reality system for inclusive play at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, a premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction (May 4-9,... Read More >

Heidi Kumao Named Faculty Fellow at Institute for the Humanities

May 15, 2019 • Faculty News

The Institute for the Humanities at U-M has awarded fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year to nine faculty members, including Stamps professor Heidi Kumao. The Faculty Fellowship Program at the Institute for the Humanities provides… Read More >

John Marshall Presents at Mapping the Egalitarian Metropolis

May 10, 2019 • Faculty News

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Stamps professor and MDes Director John Marshall will be presenting as part of Mapping the Egalitarian Metropolis: Spaces of Hope, an evening of presentations and exhibitions of work by research teams funded by… Read More >