News & Events


Srimoyee Mitra on Augmented / Artificial Intelligence for SLSA Special Event

October 1, 2020 • Faculty News, Staff News

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) is hosting a Special Fall Event on the Promises and Perils of Augmented / Artificial Intelligence on Thursday, October 8, 2020, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (EST). As part of this event, Stamps… Read More >

Audrey Bennett curates visual narrative to accompany U-M recital

September 30, 2020 • Faculty News

On October 5, David Zerkel, Professor of Tuba and Euphonium in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will be playing an unaccompanied piece by Pete Meechan, called “...a night devoid of stars” at the Stamps Recital Hall at 8 PM. It is a… Read More >

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 >