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Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition Co-Curated by Melis Agabigum

February 21, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Melis Agabigum (BFA ‘13) is the co-curator of Mistaken for Strangers, a group exhibition on view at the Ann Arbor Art Center’s 117 Gallery through February 28. A group show by the midwest-based contemporary jewelry collective 6X, the… Read More >

Jeffrey Kurland: New Paintings at Art of Our Century

February 20, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

New paintings by Stamps alumnus Jeffrey Kurland (BFA, ’73) were featured at Art of Our Century gallery January 16 — February 16 in Greenwich Village, New York.Kurland embraces spontaneity and intuition – innovating technically, building… Read More >

Michelina Risbeck Deconstructs Masculinity Through Devonix

February 19, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Michelina Risbeck (BFA ’16) recently received the 2019 Otherwise Fellowship Award as her drag persona Devonix. Devonix was also voted Top Five Best Drag King Drag Newcomer for Flame Magazine 2020 and had a Performer Spotlight… Read More >

Leslie Sobel: Two-Person Show in Munster, Indiana

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

Work by Leslie Sobel (BFA 1983) is featured in Earthforms: Michalski & Sobel, on view at South Shore Arts - Atrium Gallery in Munster, IN from January 8-March 8, 2020.Jane Michalski and Leslie Sobel are two artists who explore their… Read More >

Peter Guren Retires Beloved Comic Strip After Four Decades

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

Stamps alum Peter Guren (BSDes 1974), best known as the creator and artist behind the popular Ask Shagg comic strip, decided to retire the strip earlier this month. Although he initially attended Northwestern University, Guren transferred… Read More >

Sara Harwin to Participate in PWLF 2020

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

Stamps alum Sara Harwin (BFA 1969) will participate in the 2020 Portland Winter Lights Festival (PWLF) with a window installation at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE) and a lunchtime talk about her work on… Read More >

Marianne Fairbanks and Erica Hess Launch Hello! Loom

January 17, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Marianne Fairbanks (BFA ’97) and Erica Hess recently launched Hello! Loom, a miniature, portable loom.The affordable, pop-out laser cut design offers an accessible entry point for beginners, and a mobile creative outlet and… Read More >

Rebecca Zeiss: Solo Exhibition at Midland Center for the Arts

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Work by Stamps alumna Rebecca Zeiss (BFA ’79) is featured in her solo exhibition, on view September 28, 2019 — January 5, 2020 at the Midland Center for the Arts. This exhibit features hanging installations from Seeking Solace, an ongoing… Read More >

Stamps Students Research 1963 Pop Art Exhibitions at UMMA

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps students in the class “History of Art/American Culture 244: Art of the American Century” recently launched a website to document the first two Pop Art exhibitions hosted by the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) in 1963: Six… Read More >

Katie Mongoven Wins Second Place at Monochromatic

December 24, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alum Katie Mongoven (BFA ’17) recently won 2nd Place at Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts’ Monochromatic: A National Juried Exhibition.Monochrome is defined as the exploration of one color: varying in shade, tone, and… Read More >