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Carrie Morris Awarded 2018 Kresge Artist Fellowship

June 25, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Carrie Morris (MFA ‘07) has been awarded a prestigious Kresge Artist Fellowship for 2018. Read More >

George Frayne: New Car Art

June 18, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

The Saratoga Automobile Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York is proud to announce its classic car show on display now at the museum through October 31. Along with the classic automobiles on display, the museum will also feature the latest auto paintings by Stamps alumnus (MFA ‘68) George Frayne, aka Commander Cody. Read More >

Rowan Renee and Robert Fitzgerald: Pretty Queer at Riverhouse Art Center Toledo

June 18, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Graduate News

Work by Rowan Renee (MFA candidate 2019) and Robert Fitzgerald (MFA 2018) is on view in Pretty Queer, a new exhibition at the Riverhouse Arts Gallery in Toledo, Ohio from June 15 to August 5, 2018. Read More >

Tori Essex: Magic Skoolie Featured in Michigan Daily

June 18, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Tori Essex (BA ‘18) is featured in a Michigan Daily article on her senior capstone project, a school bus converted into a living space.  In the article, Stamps Associate Professor Rebekah Modrak, Essex’s adviser for the project, discusses the project’s influences and impact. Read More >

Leisa Rich: NYC Exhibition, Upcoming Shows

June 18, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Leisa Rich (BFA ‘82) is featured in the new NYC group exhibition In Her Hands, curated by Orly Cogan and Julie Peppito. This exhibition focuses on combining craft materials that define the powerful domestic history of feminine art forms, with portraits of progressive women candidates. Read More >

Growing Pains: Solo Exhibition of Lyz Luidens’ New Work

June 11, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Growing Pains, a series of prints by Lyz Luidens (BFA ‘13) that attempts to examine the relationships between a small group of politically active Detroiters, their communities, and the many changes the city has undergone in recent years, is on display at East Arbor Architecture in East Lansing through July 30. Read More >

Sara Radin: New York Times

June 11, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Sara Radin (BA ‘11) was recently mentioned in The New York Times for her role as organizer of “Period Party,” an event held in celebration of Menstrual Hygiene Day on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at New Women Space in Brooklyn. Read More >

Joe Iovino: New Comic Featured on Medium.com

June 11, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Know Your Enemy: A True Story About Go, a new comic by Joe Iovino (BFA ‘18), is featured on Spiralbound - a comics, art, and illustration section on Medium.  The comic tells the story of Iovino’s introduction to the board game Go. Read More >

Alison Burnell Receives U-M Library Innovation in Research and Creativity Award

June 6, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Alison Burnell (Stamps BFA ‘18) is a recipient of the 2017-2018 Innovation in Research and Creativity Award for her senior project, The Great Lakes: Catalysts of Industrial Evolution. Read More >

June 2 Detroit Conference: What is the Future of Creativity?

May 30, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, Google will present What is the Future of Creativity?, a free conference and event taking place at Playground Detroit. Alumni Sara Radin (BA 2011) is on the team producing the event. Read More >