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Marianne Fairbanks and Erica Hess Launch Hello! Loom

January 17, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Marianne Fairbanks (BFA ’97) and Erica Hess recently launched Hello! Loom, a miniature, portable loom.The affordable, pop-out laser cut design offers an accessible entry point for beginners, and a mobile creative outlet and… Read More >

Brynn Higgins-Stirrup: Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at VCU Arts Qatar

January 10, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Brynn Higgins-Stirrup (MFA ’18) is currently working as an artist-in-residence at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts in Qatar. Brynn’s focus as AIR is on studio practice. She also works to mentor students… Read More >

Rebecca Zeiss: Solo Exhibition at Midland Center for the Arts

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Stamps alumna Rebecca Zeiss (BFA ’79) is featured in her solo exhibition, on view September 28, 2019 — January 5, 2020 at the Midland Center for the Arts. This exhibit features hanging installations from Seeking Solace, an ongoing… Read More >

Stamps Students Research 1963 Pop Art Exhibitions at UMMA

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps students in the class “History of Art/American Culture 244: Art of the American Century” recently launched a website to document the first two Pop Art exhibitions hosted by the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) in 1963: Six… Read More >

Katie Mongoven Wins Second Place at Monochromatic

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Katie Mongoven (BFA ’17) recently won 2nd Place at Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts’ Monochromatic: A National Juried Exhibition.Monochrome is defined as the exploration of one color: varying in shade, tone, and… Read More >

Katie Spak Paints Public Mural in DC

December 23, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

During the month of September, Stamps alum Katie Spak (BFA ’19) partnered with Dupont Underground, a non-profit community arts organization, to paint a mural in the 15,000 square foot tunnel beneath Washington DC’s iconic Dupont Circle…. Read More >

Leslie Sobel and Laura Cavanagh: Gifts of Art

December 23, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

This month, Stamps alumni Leslie Sobel (BFA ’83) and Laura Cavanagh (BFA ’11) are displaying their work as part of the ongoing Gifts of Art exhibition. Gifts of Art brings the work of visual artists and musicians to Michigan Medicine with… Read More >

Titus Brooks Heagins and Dave Alsobrooks: The Trip: A Story of the South

December 20, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alum Titus Brooks Heagins, (MFA ’02) and artist Dave Alsobrooks have searched the American South for origins of Southern Hip Hop and portraits.Dave Alsobrooks wanted to create art in an unusual medium: dirt—specifically from… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak, Jamie Vander Broek and Sam Oliver: Design Incubation Award

December 6, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News, Faculty News

Jurors selected Age of Humility — the creation of design team Rebekah Modrak, Jamie Lausch Vander Broek, and Sam Oliver — for the “Scholarship: Creative Works” category of the 2019 Design Incubation Awards.The Age of Humility project… Read More >

Seth Lower Releases New Book, Units

November 26, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Seth Lower (BFA ’04) is releasing a new photobook called Units with MACK Books this month.Units contains photographs taken from 1994–2017. The images depict a variety of everyday materials and situations, many seen in sets,... Read More >