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Anne Keenan Higgins Launches New Fabric Collection

November 8, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Anne Keenan Higgins (BFA ’85) will be launching the first of three fabric collections with Blend Fabrics. The collection, Going in Style, will launch in November 2019 to the fashion fabric and quilting industries…. Read More >

Gordon Meinhard: The Lives of Tables

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

The work of Stamps alum Gordon Meinhard (BS Des ’59) is being showcased at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Brattleboro, Vermont. His series, The Lives of Tables, is a collection of modernist paintings and drawings depicting tables… Read More >

Laura Fisher Awarded Artist Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

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

Los Angeles based Stamps alumna Laura Fisher (BFA ’02) has been awarded an artist residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in Wyoming. Fisher will be in residence for three weeks in March 2020. BCFA offers time and space for… Read More >

Emanuel Papageorgiou Selected as Runner-Up in Vectorworks International Competition

October 30, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Emanuel Papageorgiou (BFA ’19) was selected as a Runner-Up in the Vectorworks International Competition for his IP Thesis Project, “Re-Imagining Regional Transportation”. Papageorgiou received the Gorman Award at the time of his… Read More >

Dan Farnum Releases Young Blood Photography Monograph

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

Stamps alum Dan Farnum (BFA ‘03) released his first monograph, Young Blood, through the photobook publisher Aint-Bad. This series focuses on the lives of teens and young adults growing up in Michigan’s auto towns. The book recently debuted… Read More >

Ellen Wetmore Appointed Art and Design Chair at UMass Lowell

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

Stamps alumna Ellen Wetmore (BFA ’94) has recently been promoted to full professor at UMass Lowell. She has also been appointed as chair of the Art and Design Department. Wetmore “is a fine scholar and creative artist, an impassioned… Read More >

Pamela Becker: The New Domestics

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

Work by Stamps alumna Pamela Becker (MFA ’81) is featured in The New Domestics: East Coast/West Coast, on view October 7 - November 17 at the HCAD Gallery at the Hillier College of Architecture and Design at NJIT in Newark, New… Read More >

Carol Gagliardi Creates Stone Quilt Mosaic for the 2019 Ann Arbor Garden Walk

October 28, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Carol Gagliardi, (BFA ’82) received the honor of having her garden chosen for the 2019 Ann Arbor Garden Walk. Gagliardi uses the contents of the garden, titled The Art-ful Garden, as her palette. In addition to using plants… Read More >

Elshafei Dafalla Creates “Blood Underwater” exhibition at U-M

October 28, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alum Elshafei Dafalla (MFA 08) will be returning to campus this week as an artist in residence at the Residential College Art Gallery between October 28 and November 1. He will be working with RC students to create new work for the… Read More >

Ruth Taubman: California Jewelry Shows

October 25, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Ruth Taubman (BFA ’81) showcased her 2019 fall jewelry line at a series of trunk shows in the Bay area. Visit her website, ruthtaubman.com, to explore her latest designs…. Read More >