News & Events


Audrey G. Bennett: Using Interactive Aesthetics to Engage Youth in Heritage Algorithms

January 10, 2019 • Faculty News

On December 13, 2018, Professor Audrey G. Bennett delivered an invited lecture at the 2018/2019 Information Studies Colloquia of the Department of Information Studies at the University of California Los Angeles. Titled “Using Interactive… Read More >

Mia Cinelli: Fayette Typeface Awarded

January 9, 2019 • Graduate News

Fayette, a typeface created by Stamps alumna Mia Cinelli (MFA ‘14), was recently awarded a Graphis Silver Award for Typeface Design and was published in “Graphis Typography 4.”  Cinelli, an Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Design… Read More >

Melanie Manos: “Truing” Solo Exhibition at SimoneDeSousa Gallery

January 9, 2019 • Faculty News

Stamps Lecturer Melanie Manos presents Truing, a solo exhibition of performative photos that convey uncertainty, assertiveness and vulnerability at Simone DeSousa Gallery, January 12 – February 23, 2019.  The exhibition opens with a… Read More >

Jeff Knurek in New York Times

January 9, 2019 •

Jeff Knurek (BFA, ‘88) was recently mentioned in the New York Times for his role in crafting a clever 2018 wedding proposal for an anagram-loving couple. Knurek is the illustrator of Jumble, the scrambled-word puzzle, syndicated and found… Read More >

Phoebe Gloeckner Interviewed in The Comics Journal

January 8, 2019 • Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Phoebe Gloeckner discusses her work, creativity, teaching, SpongeBob SquarePants, and the process of selecting work for The Best American Comics 2018 in a wide-ranging interview by Sean T. Collins for The Comics… Read More >

Hannah Smotrich Creates Interpretive Exhibition for Deported: An American Division

December 21, 2018 •

The Ford School of Public Policy presents Deported: An American Division, a photography exhibition by Detroit-based visual journalist Rachel Woolf, on view from January 15-31, 2019 at Weill Hall (735 S. State St) and co-sponsored by the… Read More >

Carol Jacobsen Advocates for Clemency in the Detroit Free Press

December 21, 2018 •

Stamps Professor Carol Jacobsen was featured in the Detroit Free Press this week. Using her creative practice as a filmmaker and photographer in tandem with political and legal work through her non-profit Michigan Women’s Justice & Clemency… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak in New Art Examiner

December 18, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak’s article “Entrepreneurship 407: White Supremacy, Benevolent Institutions, and Shinola” was published in this month’s edition of the New Art Examiner. The article proposes that, even as Civil War-era… Read More >

Mary Hertler Tallman Receives Honorable Mention in 20th Annual Pastel 100 Competition

December 18, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Mary Hertler Tallman’s (BFA ‘78) pastel painting, Barn Poetry Series XLI, has been awarded Honorable Mention in the Landscape/Interior category in the the 20th Annual Pastel 100 Competition. Her artwork is slated to appear in the April… Read More >

Allen Samuels Designs to Help People Cut Food With One Hand

December 18, 2018 • Faculty News, Staff News

People who have Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Stroke, accidents, etc. often have the use of only one hand, making everyday tasks difficult or impossible. To assist, Emeritus Professor and Dean Allen Samuels has designed a set of dishes that… Read More >