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Fred Conrad on documenting the history of the Tulsa Massacre

April 26, 2021 • Alumni News

On Monday, May 17, 2021 at 4 pm, the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) brings together three thought-leaders to discuss the history of making the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre more visible and known utilizing the tools of historical… Read More >

Francie Hester: Redefine

April 23, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Susan Eley Fine Art is proud to present their first solo presentation at their Hudson gallery, Redefine, an exhibit of 3D sculptural objects made of aluminum and paper created by Francie Hester (BFA ‘82). The opening reception will be… Read More >

Stamps Team Presents “Solid States” at IMPACT-11 Conference

April 23, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Graduate News

Co-curators Nicholas Dowgwillo (2D Media Studio Coordinator), Sally Clegg (Stamps Lecturer; MFA ‘20), and Ellie Schmidt’s (MFA ‘22) exhibition “Solid States: Image/Object in the Age of 3D Printing” will be presented at the online IMPACT-11… Read More >

Amber D. Harrison Designs App for the Chronically Ill During Pandemic

April 23, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Amber D. Harrison (BFA ‘12) is excited to announce the release of Symptom Shark, a free symptom tracking app to help chronically ill patients. Harrison, whose previous work focused on metalsmithing, applied her love of functional design… Read More >

Professor Beili Liu Named Fulbright Arctic Chair

April 5, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Beili Liu (MFA ‘03) has been named the Fulbright Arctic Chair, one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholarship Program. Read More >

Brenna K. Murphy: Online Exhibition at New Bedford Art Museum

April 5, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Brenna K. Murphy’s (MFA ‘18) piece Grief Work (Shroud), a 100-foot long weaving she created with the help of Professor Sherri Smith while pursuing her MFA at Stamps, was recently selected for Fiber Art Now’s Excellence in Fibers VI juried… Read More >

Linnea Bast Featured on The Spruce

March 24, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Linnea Bast (BFA ‘15) started her biophilic design studio, Linnea Botanicals, in 2020 during the midst of a global pandemic. She was thrilled to have the chance to collaborate with another Stamps alum when Meghal Jordan (BFA… Read More >

Ellen Rutt: Open Call for “At Whose Expense?” Billboard Exhibition

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Submit work examining the climate crisis for “At Whose Expense”, a billboard exhibition organized by Eradajere Oleita and Ellen Rutt (BFA ‘12) in collaboration with SaveArtSpace. “At Whose Expense?” is a question directed towards… Read More >

Sindhu Giri Chosen as UX Design Mentor at Chegg

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Starting March 31st, Sindhu Giri (BA 2019, BS 2019) will be mentoring students in the Thinkful UX/UI Design online bootcamp. The Thinkful UX/UI Design bootcamp trains individuals in a rigorous curriculum covering visual design, user… Read More >

Melanie Manos Participates in Feminism Teach Out

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

On Tuesday March 30, interdisciplinary artist and Stamps Lecturer II Melanie Manos will be a live panelist for the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation’s Teach-Out, Feminism: From Origins to Evolution.  Manos, along with… Read More >