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Clara McClenon and Mary Ayling: Window Seat School Opens in Brooklyn

January 17, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps MFA alumni Clara McClenon and Mary Ayling (MFA 2016) are starting a small school in Brooklyn, NY. It’s called “The Window Seat School,” in celebration of the wonder of the visual world. The first two classes will be “Seeing, Being,... Read More >

Lawrence Street Gallery features Three Stamps Alumni

January 11, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Best of the Best, a new exhibition at Ferndale’s Lawrence Street Gallery, features the work of three Stamps alumni: Pat Duff (MFA ‘66), Claudia Hershman (BSDES ‘64), and Barbara J. Grundeman (BSDES ‘63). Read More >

Mary Hertler Tallman Receives Honorable Mention in 20th Annual Pastel 100 Competition

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

Mary Hertler Tallman’s (BFA ‘78) pastel painting, Barn Poetry Series XLI, has been awarded Honorable Mention in the Landscape/Interior category in the the 20th Annual Pastel 100 Competition. Her artwork is slated to appear in the April… Read More >

Emily Schiffer: Brooklyn Visionaries Pop up Exhibition at Boaz Vaadia Museum

December 17, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Photographer Emily Schiffer (MFA ‘16) and writer/ designer Anne Fink Bartoc (Umich ‘81) recently had a pop up exhibition to generate interest in their exhibition and book project “Brooklyn Visionaries” at the Boaz Vaadia Museum during… Read More >

Deborah Marcero Releases New Illustrated Picture Book

November 19, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

My Heart Is A Compass, a new children’s book illustrated by Deborah Marcero (BFA 1998), published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, was released on November 6, 2018.Deborah Marcero’s latest picture book, My Heart Is A Compass, was… Read More >

Brenna K. Murphy Receives ISC Student Achievement Award and Exhibits in Chicago

November 1, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

This summer, Brenna K. Murphy (MFA ‘18) received an International Sculpture Center (ISC) 2018 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award. As part of the award, her 2017 piece, Grief Work (Shroud), is currently being… Read More >

Juliet Hinely: New Podcast for Michigan Radio and NPR

October 30, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

Stamps alumna Juliet Hinely (MFA ‘14) is producing the first podcast collaboration for Michigan Radio and NPR. Believed is an 8-part podcast series about the women who brought down Larry Nassar, the former olympics sports doctor found… Read More >

David Rubello: Exhibition and Panel at Anton Art Center

October 11, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Graduate News

Work by Stamps alum David Rubello (MFA ‘72) is featured in Work Aesthetic, on view through October 13 at the Anton Art Center in Mount Clemens, MI. Read More >

John Gutoskey Takes 2-D Juried Award at ArtPrize 2018

October 9, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News

ArtPrize 2018 came to a close on October 7 and winners were announced, including Stamps alumn John Gutoskey (MFA ‘14), who took the $12,500 Two-Dimensional Juried Vote Award. On view at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), Gutoskey’s work… Read More >

Stamps Community at ArtPrize 2018

October 1, 2018 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

ArtPrize is an open, independently organized international art competition which takes place for 19 days every other fall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. More than five hundred thousand dollars in prizes are awarded each year, which include a… Read More >