News & Events


Audrey Bennett on The African roots of Swiss design

March 16, 2021 • Faculty News

A new article for The Conversation by Stamps Professor Audrey Bennett explores evidence that the principals of Western design are rooted in a uniquely African aesthetic, with attention to the “golden ratio” of 1: phi and a focus on… Read More >

Sharon Kwan Wins Matt Kelley Award for Excellence in First Year Writing

March 15, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Stamps student Sharon Kwan (BFA ‘24) has been selected as one of two winners of the 2021 Matt Kelley Award for Excellence in First Year Writing. Sharon’s essay, Cardcaptor Sakura’s Life-Changing Guidance, was chosen by a panel of judges who… Read More >

Beili Liu Featured in Sculpture Magazine

March 15, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Beili Liu (MFA ‘03) is featured on the cover of the March/April issue of Sculpture Magazine. In a wide-ranging interview with Kay Whitney, Liu discusses her work, process, and influences.The work of Beili Liu, an installation artist based… Read More >

Jennifer Metsker: Featured Poet in “After the Pause” Spring Issue

March 15, 2021 • Faculty News, Staff News

Stamps Writing Coordinator and Lecturer Jennifer Metsker is the featured poet in the Spring issue of the experimental literary journal After the Pause, which features excerpts from her long poem, Swell. Read More >

Dr. Deepa Butoliya Presents at KCAD DEI Speaker Series

March 15, 2021 • Faculty News

Stamps Assistant Professor Dr. Deepa Butoliya gave a talk titled Marginal Designerly practices from the Global South on March 9th, 2021 at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. Dr. Butoliya’s talk was part of KCAD’s… Read More >

Gratitude for #GivingBlueday

March 11, 2021 • Stamps News

On Wednesday, March 10, the Stamps School community joined together in support of art and design students as part of U-M’s seventh annual Giving Blueday. This year was truly special; our preliminary results show that over 60 donors came… Read More >

The Crazy Pineapple: an Essay on Power (and Pineapples) by Nick Tobier

March 11, 2021 • Faculty News

Nick Tobier’s essay and drawings, the result of a collaboration with La Pina Loca in Ann Arbor, has been commissioned and published by University of Oregon’s Center for Art Research. The Center for Art Research (CFAR) is a collaborative,... Read More >

Grace Coudal: Photographic Billboard in Denver, Colorado

March 11, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Stamps student Grace Coudal (BFA ‘21) showcases her photography in In A Time Of Change, a public art exhibition for Month of Photography Denver, a festival of fine art photography put on by SaveArtSpace & Colorado Photographic Arts Center…. Read More >

McCarter Design Turns 10

March 11, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

After a 24-year career with award winning Pressley Jacobs Design in Chicago, partner Amy McCarter (BFA ‘84), struck out on her own with McCarter Design in 2010. Ten years later, McCarter Design has garnered its own awards in the industry… Read More >

EMOTIONAL CREATURE —  Film Featuring STAMPS Students

March 8, 2021 • Undergraduate News

Emotional Creature explores the lives of young teenage girls as they grow into their adolescence. Along with the combined talents of BFA Acting majors (SMTD), Film, Television, and Media (FTVM) majors, and Art and Design (Stamps School)... Read More >