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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 >

Loring Randolph to Direct Nasher Haemisegger Collection

August 24, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In September Loring Randolph (BFA ‘04) will become the new director of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection. Based in Dallas, the Nasher Haemisegger collection comprises works dating from the post-war period to the… Read More >

Tina Granzo: USPS COVID Cards Project

August 24, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

For the past 106 days, Tina Granzo (BFA ‘95) has drawn a postcard each day and mailed it to someone the next. I started doing this in effort to call attention to the plight of the United States Postal Service. The postcard is the canvas… Read More >

Ellen Nelson: New Mural

August 24, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

This summer, Ellen Nelson (BFA ‘13) completed her largest mural to date - a scene of Michigan native wildflowers, bees, and butterflies on a 40ft tall grain silo in Tecumseh. It was the perfect summer job after the cancellation of all of… Read More >

Walter Griggs: They had a Dream Animation

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Walter Griggs (BFA ’75) won Best Animated Film in The Oaks Film Festival for THEY HAD A DREAM. In the film, images of the past transition into artistic animations…. Read More >

Russell and Nancy Thayer’s Sculptures Featured in New Northville Park

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News, Faculty News

Former Stamps lecturer Nancy Thayer and her husband, Stamps alumnus Russell (BSDes 1957, AM 1961), were commissioned to create two sculptural park elements for a new park at the Village at Northville in Northville Township. The sculptures… Read More >

Mayela Rodriguez, Stephanie Brown, Anya Klapischak: Virtual Anti-Racism Workshop

July 20, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumni Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ’19), Stephanie Brown (MFA ’18), and Anya Klapischak (BFA ’15) have collaborated on a virtual anti-racism workshopDo The Work: Hacking Together Your Own Anti-Racist Curriculum Via Digital Cartoneras is… Read More >

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 presented an online conversation between contemporary artist and Stamps alumna Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85, Painting & Printmaking) and design historian Daniella Ohad. A recording of the… 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 >