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Mayela Rodriguez, Stephanie Brown, Anya Klapischak: Virtual Anti-Racism Workshop

July 20, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumni Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ’19), Stephanie Brown (MFA ’18), and Anya Klapischak (BFA ’15) have collaborated on a virtual anti-racism workshopDo The Work: Hacking Together Your Own Anti-Racist Curriculum Via Digital Cartoneras is… Read More >

Cosmo Whyte Receives Tiffany Foundation Grant

May 19, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

In May 2020, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation announced the 20 recipients of its 2019 Biennial Grants. Among the contemporary artists awarded was Stamps alum Cosmo Whyte (MFA 2015). With grantees selected from a pool of 110 nominees… Read More >

Mayela Rodriguez Selected As NALAC Adovcacy Leadership Institute Fellow

May 14, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ’19) has been selected as an Advocacy Leadership Institute Fellow for the National Association for Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). The Advocacy Leadership Institute is an “intensive, hands-on training… Read More >

Chris Landau on Wizard of Paws

May 13, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumnus Chris Landau (MFA ’06) appeared on The Wizard of Paws Episode 3 “Turbo Roo & Thor” with pet prosthetist Derrick Campana of BionicPets alongside industrial designers Alexander Tholl and Adam Hecht of Dive Design. In the show,... Read More >

Amanda Lilleston Published in Maine Arts Journal

April 17, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Amanda Lilleston (MFA ’12) was recently profiled in an article for the Maine Arts Journal, a publication focused on contemporary artists in Maine. Detailed is her art practice and recent work, as well as her liberal arts… Read More >

Titus Heagins: Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South

February 18, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Work by Stamps alum Titus Heagins (MFA ’02) is featured in Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South, on view January 30 — April 26 at the Hunter Museum in Chattanoga, Tennessee. The exhibition was created by the Halsey Institute… Read More >

Mayela Rodriguez: Recipient of We Women Photo Grant

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Mayela Rodriguez (MFA ‘19) has been awarded a We Women Photo grant for her proposed project “MI Voz”. The We Women Photo grant is framed as “an opportunity to shape a national conversation about problems, solutions, and how to find common… Read More >

Stephanie Rowden: Radio Campfire at UMMA

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Stephanie Rowden and Juliet Hinely (MFA ‘14) will host a curated listening event on February 22 at UMMA inspired by the exhibition Cullen Washington, Jr.: The Public Square.Set to backdrop of the exhibit of… Read More >

Takeshi Yamada Exhibits at Wreath Interpretations

January 27, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alum Takeshi Yamada (MFA 1987) recently exhibited a colorful sculpture as part of the annual Wreath Interpretations exhibition hosted by the Arsenal Gallery in Manhattan. Yamada has presented his work as part of this exhibition in… Read More >

Brynn Higgins-Stirrup: Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at VCU Arts Qatar

January 10, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Brynn Higgins-Stirrup (MFA ’18) is currently working as an artist-in-residence at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts in Qatar. Brynn’s focus as AIR is on studio practice. She also works to mentor students… Read More >