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Jack Lardis: Oil Drum Art

December 1, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Jack Lardis (BFA ‘54) has enjoyed at least two successful careers – his first in advertising, his second as an artist/activist, transforming oil drums into works that foreground our dependence on oil through a project entitled Oil Drum Art. Read More >

Ruth Taubman: Studio Open House

December 1, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Ruth Taubman’s (BFA ‘81) Fall 2017 jewelry collection will be on display in a private sale and open house in her Ann Arbor studio from November 30 - December 2. Read More >

Chris Van Allsburg: Film Premiere & Book Signing

November 27, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

The Stamps School is a proud sponsor of the film premiere for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a Sony Pictures 2017 holiday blockbuster film based on the book by Caldecott Award-winning author and Stamps alum Chris Van Allsburg (BFA ’72). Read More >

Michele Oka Doner: Two Books Published in 2017

November 27, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Artist, author, and Stamps alumna Michele Oka Doner (BSD ‘66, MFA ‘68, Hon. Doctor of Fine Arts ‘16) has published two books in 2017. Read More >

Francie Hester Presents at CONTEXT Art Miami

November 26, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

From December 5 - 10, Stamps alumna Francie Hester (BFA 1982) will be presenting at CONTEXT Art Miami, an international annual art fair specializing in contemporary and modern art. Read More >

Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw

November 20, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

On view from through February 25, 2018 at MSU’s Broad Museum, Michigan Stories: Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw features never-before-seen works by Stamps alums Kelley (BFA 1976) and Shaw (BFA 1974) that draw from their upbringing in Michigan. Read More >

Zack Moscot Featured in Bloomberg

November 17, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Zack Moscot (BFA 2013) is featured in a new Bloomberg article on his work as the chief design officer for Moscot, his family’s century-old glasses company. Read More >

Fritz Klaetke Re-Brands Boston’s Underground

November 17, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Visual Dialogue, a Boston-based creative branding agency founded by Fritz Klaetke (BFA 1988), was chosen by National Development to create the brand identity for Underground at Ink Block, an eight-acre urban park under an overpass located between Boston’s South End and South Boston neighborhoods. Read More >

Andrew Kligier: For Pete’s Sake

November 17, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

For Pete’s Sake is a Santa Monica, California-based lifestyle brand started in 2014 by alumnus Andrew Kligier (BFA 2003).  For Pete’s Sake clothing was recently featured on the season finale of Nelly’s reality television show Nellyville and has been worn by TMZ producer Read More >

Nawal Motawi Shares “Gift of Art”

November 17, 2017 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Nawal Motawi (BFA 1988) will be one of the many artists to share their work through Michigan Medicine’s Gifts of Art program. Read More >