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Nancy Lorenz: In Conversation with Daniella Ohad, July 14, 2020

July 9, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

On Tuesday, July 14th at 2:00 pm EST, R & Company presents an online conversation between contemporary artist and Stamps alumna Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85, Painting & Printmaking) and design historian Daniella Ohad. Read More >

Shane Ward: Air Jordan 1 Painting

June 18, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

For the first time in decades, Stamps alumnus Shane Ward (BFA ’96) has put paint to canvas. He turned to this media as a way to create personal artwork in the midst of the pandemic. Ward, a shoe designer and G-III Apparel Group’s creative… Read More >

Walter Griggs: Ann Arbor Art Fair Animation

June 16, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Walter Griggs (BFA ‘75) created a new animated short to promote the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival. “Ann Arbor Film Festival Advertisement Animation” is available on YouTube…. Read More >

Erika Cross: Best in Show at NYCxDesign Awards

June 1, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Erika Cross (BFA ’11) received Best in Show at the 2020 NYCxDesign Awards for Step, a modern coffee table with industrial inspiration. These awards, presented by Interior Design and sponsored by ICFF, were part of New York’s… Read More >

Niki Williams: New Podcast

May 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Niki Williams (BFA ’16) has used this time of quarantine and social distancing to launch a new podcast, Culdesac, now six episodes deep. Williams’ new podcast “is an experiment in mixing historical and personal anecdotes,... Read More >

Cosmo Whyte Receives Tiffany Foundation Grant

May 19, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

In May 2020, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation announced the 20 recipients of its 2019 Biennial Grants. Among the contemporary artists awarded was Stamps alum Cosmo Whyte (MFA 2015). With grantees selected from a pool of 110 nominees… Read More >

Dustyn Bork Promoted to Full Professor at Lyon College

May 15, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Dustyn Bork (BFA, ’95) received a promotion to Professor of Art at Lyon College in April after a vote by the Lyon College Board of Trustees.“It is a great feeling,” Bork said. “Being promoted to full professor is the… Read More >

Gisela McDaniel Represented at Pilar Corrias Gallery

May 15, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Gisela McDaniel (BFA, ’19) is now being represented by Pilar Corrias Gallery in London, England. This close collaboration will be inaugurated with an online solo exhibition in July 2020 featuring McDaniel’s latest body of… Read More >

Mayela Rodriguez Selected As NALAC Adovcacy Leadership Institute Fellow

May 14, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ’19) has been selected as an Advocacy Leadership Institute Fellow for the National Association for Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). The Advocacy Leadership Institute is an “intensive, hands-on training… Read More >

Chris Landau on Wizard of Paws

May 13, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumnus Chris Landau (MFA ’06) appeared on The Wizard of Paws Episode 3 “Turbo Roo & Thor” with pet prosthetist Derrick Campana of BionicPets alongside industrial designers Alexander Tholl and Adam Hecht of Dive Design. In the show,... Read More >