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Ruth Burke: Susurrus at Mantle Art Space

June 19, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Mantle Art Space presents “Susurrus,” a solo exhibition of work by Ruth K. Burke (MFA ‘17). I could speak to horses first. Then came the rabbits, the dogs, cows, chickens, and goats; the coyotes, warblers, spiders, goldenrod, and the… Read More >

Lush P(r)ose: Gisela McDaniel Solo Show

June 10, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Gisela McDaniel’s (BFA ‘19) debut solo exhibition, “Lush P(r)ose” explores how female-identifying survivors of sexualized assault and violence create unique paths towards healing and reclaiming their own bodies.By engaging in dialogue… Read More >

Jonathan B. Wright: Evidence of Urban Fairies

June 10, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Evidence of Urban Fairies, multimedia work by Jonathan B. Wright (BFA ‘83) and his wife Kathleen Wright, will show at the Gifts of Art Gallery at Michigan Medicine. Wright, a certified fairyologist, has been documenting evidence of fairies… Read More >

Barbara Coburn: Resonance Exhibition

June 10, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Barbara Coburn (BFA ‘68), alongside the photography of Robert Medsker, will exhibit her work at the Robert Kidd Gallery in Birmingham, MI beginning June 7th. Resonance focuses on the complementary relationship between Coburn and Medsker’s… Read More >

Michele Oka Doner: “The Trees of My Life” at New York Botanical Garden

June 6, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Michele Oka Doner (BSD ‘66, MFA ‘68, Hon. PhD ‘16) will give a special presentation at the New York Botanical Garden on Wednesday, June 12, from 11 am - 12 pm.Acclaimed artist Michele Oka Doner, NYBG’s 2019 Artist-in-Residence, comes to… Read More >

Gina Canter Publishes Book with 105 Illustrations

May 29, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Gina Canter (BA ‘17) published her first book, Stories on Rye: A Collection of Memories Shared at Canter’s Deli Since 1931. Stories on Rye collects more than 100 stories from the famed LA deli’s patrons and employees, capturing their… Read More >

Emily Schiffer Launches Largest Social Impact Photography Project Across the U.S.

May 29, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Emily Schiffer (MFA ‘16) co-created We, Women, a nationwide platform to support women, transgender, and non-binary photographers who combine images and grassroots strategies to create empathy and social impact on critical issues across the… Read More >

Stephanie Brown: First Museum Exhibition

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

Do Not Bleach, work by Stephanie Brown (MFA ‘18) will show in its first museum exhibit at the Appleton Museum of Art.Through a series of mixed media installations, Do Not Bleach expresses and encourages melanin love, whether one is… Read More >

Nancy Lorenz: Shimmering Flowers Exhibition

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

Nancy Lorenz (BFA ’85) will display her work at the Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, MA. Her exhibition, Shimmering Flowers, is comprised of bronze-cast landscapes and vessels inspired by techniques from traditional Asian craft…. Read More >

Nick and Yen Azzaro on WEMU

May 15, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Husband and wife alumni Nick (BFA ‘04) and Yen Azzaro (BFA ‘03) were recently featured on WEMU for their social art movement “Y-Fi,” short for Ypsi Fidelity. The Azzaro’s work with Ypsilanti Community High School students weekly to… Read More >