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Leslie Nobler: Digital Fiber Arts Around the World

April 5, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In 2018, Leslie Nobler (BFA 1980) created a new work (pictured below) for an international juried show in Seoul, South Korea. It was shown there last summer as part of the Korea Bojagi Forum exhibition. Read More >

Walter Griggs: State Street Tote bag Design

April 5, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Walter Griggs (BFA 1975) recently released a tote bag design featuring his photograph of an energetic night scene on Ann Arbor’s State Street. Read More >

Chris Ramsay: 2019 Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Chris Ramsay (1983 BFA) has been recommended for the State of Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award. Read More >

Mark Dziersk: Partner at McKinsey & Company

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In January 2019, Mark Dziersk (BFA 1981) was elected Partner at McKinsey & Company. McKinsey Design is the creative arm of McKinsey & Company, and currently one of the largest design organizations in the world. Read More >

John Kannenberg: The Museum of Portable Sound at the V&A, London

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

During a recent Friday Late event at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, John Kannenberg (MFA 2012) presented his project, the Museum of Portable Sound, as part of an evening of sound-related events happening throughout the V&A… Read More >

The Glassworks of Frederick Birkhill

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In Fall 2019, Frederick Birkhill (BFA 1986) will be featured in an artist monograph entitled The Glassworks of Frederick Birkhill, published by The Artist Book Foundation. This retrospective of Birkhill’s work with glass was photographed by… Read More >

Peter Baker: Radical Simplicity Leads to Record Breaking Acquisition

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In the fall of 2018, Duo Security, an Ann Arbor-based cybersecurity company started by U-M alumni Dug Song and Jon Oberheide, was acquired by Cisco Systems for $2.35 billion dollars in possibly the biggest acquisition of a venture… Read More >

Jennifer Krause Chapeau Presents at Art Fair 14C

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Jennifer Krause Chapeau (BFA 1984) recently showed her work at the inaugural Art Fair 14C in Jersey City from March 15-17. With over 50 exhibitors and more than 200 artists represented, Art Fair 14C aims to address issues of cost and access… Read More >

Richard Hackel Exhibits at Mass Yawkey Center

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Richard Hackel (BFA 1977) is on view at the MGH Yawkey Outpatient Cancer Clinic from February-May 2019. The exhibition includes work from 16 artists, with Hackel showcasing 11 pieces. Read More >

Stephanie Warburg Awarded Cill Rialaig Project Residency

March 22, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stephanie Warburg (BFA 1963) has been awarded a June 2019 Residency from The Cill Rialaig Project in Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland, a retreat for artists, musicians, and writers.  Warburg’s paintings are carried by L’Attitude Gallery,... Read More >