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Ellen Nelson: New Mural

August 24, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

This summer, Ellen Nelson (BFA ‘13) completed her largest mural to date - a scene of Michigan native wildflowers, bees, and butterflies on a 40ft tall grain silo in Tecumseh. It was the perfect summer job after the cancellation of all of… Read More >

Walter Griggs: They had a Dream Animation

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Walter Griggs (BFA ’75) won Best Animated Film in The Oaks Film Festival for THEY HAD A DREAM. In the film, images of the past transition into artistic animations…. Read More >

Russell and Nancy Thayer’s Sculptures Featured in New Northville Park

August 6, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News, Faculty News

Former Stamps lecturer Nancy Thayer and her husband, Stamps alumnus Russell (BSDes 1957, AM 1961), were commissioned to create two sculptural park elements for a new park at the Village at Northville in Northville Township. The sculptures… Read More >

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 >

Nancy Lorenz: In Conversation with Daniella Ohad, July 14, 2020

July 9, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

On Tuesday, July 14th at 2:00 pm EST, R & Company presented an online conversation between contemporary artist and Stamps alumna Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85, Painting & Printmaking) and design historian Daniella Ohad. A recording of the… Read More >

Shane Ward: Air Jordan 1 Painting

June 18, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

For the first time in decades, Stamps alumnus Shane Ward (BFA ’96) has put paint to canvas. He turned to this media as a way to create personal artwork in the midst of the pandemic. Ward, a shoe designer and G-III Apparel Group’s creative… Read More >

Walter Griggs: Ann Arbor Art Fair Animation

June 16, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Walter Griggs (BFA ‘75) created a new animated short to promote the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival. “Ann Arbor Film Festival Advertisement Animation” is available on YouTube…. Read More >

Erika Cross: Best in Show at NYCxDesign Awards

June 1, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Erika Cross (BFA ’11) received Best in Show at the 2020 NYCxDesign Awards for Step, a modern coffee table with industrial inspiration. These awards, presented by Interior Design and sponsored by ICFF, were part of New York’s… Read More >

Niki Williams: New Podcast

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

Stamps alumnus Niki Williams (BFA ’16) has used this time of quarantine and social distancing to launch a new podcast, Culdesac, now six episodes deep. Williams’ new podcast “is an experiment in mixing historical and personal anecdotes,... Read More >

Dustyn Bork Promoted to Full Professor at Lyon College

May 15, 2020 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumnus Dustyn Bork (BFA, ’95) received a promotion to Professor of Art at Lyon College in April after a vote by the Lyon College Board of Trustees.“It is a great feeling,” Bork said. “Being promoted to full professor is the… Read More >