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Melanie Manos Performs at Lounge of Saturn

January 22, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Lecturer Melanie Manos recently presented “The Absurdist Chronicles”, a new spoken word and piano piece, at Popps Packing in Hamtramck. Read More >

Sophia Brueckner Discusses “Ready Player One” - EdSurge On Air

January 22, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner is featured in an EdSurge dicussion of Ernest Cline’s science-fiction novel, “Ready Player One.” Read More >

Rebekah Modrak Awarded DEI Grant to Bring Chef Tunde Wey to Campus

January 22, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Rebekah Modrak was awarded a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grant from the Office of DEI to support her efforts to bring Nigerian chef and writer Tunde Wey to campus this Spring. Read More >

Cathy Barry: “Florilegium” Class Visits Special Collections at U-M Library

January 22, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Lecturer Cathy Barry’s 300-level course, Florilegium: Creating A Plant Compendium, recently visited the Special Collections twice as part of the historical context of these types of books.  The class visit was featured in an article featured in the U-M Library’s Winter 2018 Digital Magazine, Explore ~ Read More >

Sophia Brueckner Interviewed by CAA on Sci-Fi, Design, and Innovation

January 12, 2018 • Faculty News

Sophia Brueckner, assistant professor at the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, and Byron Rich, assistant professor of Art at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, discuss science fiction as inspiration for design and innovation for College Art Association’s Conversations Podcast. Read More >

Ted Ramsay: Scarab Club 104th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition

December 21, 2017 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor Emeritus Ted Ramsay currently has a painting on exhibit in the 104th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition at the Scarab Club in Detroit, Michigan.  The work, entitled Modern Eve Thinks off the Past, will be on view through January 6, 2018. Read More >

Nick Tobier: The Illuminator’s State of Emergency

December 21, 2017 • Faculty News

Nick Tobier’s work is part of a curated projection on public buildings in NYC. The project, State of Emergency, curated by Nina Felshin and Lenore Malen, appeared this summer at the Queens Musuem. This past November, it appeared on the facade of the New Museum in New York. Read More >

Jim Cogswell: Cultural Hybridity and Architectural Ornament

December 21, 2017 • Faculty News

Cosmogonic Tattoos, Jim Cogswell’s installation at the University of Michigan Museum of Art and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, is the subject of an essay by Claire Zimmerman in the 2017 issue of bfo-Journal, an international, online, peer-reviewed architectural journal based in Zurich, Switzerland. Read More >

Rebekah Modrak: Metro Times Features “Rethink Shinola”

December 14, 2017 • Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Rebekah Modrak’s Rethink Shinola project is featured in a Dec. 12, 2017 Metro Times article by Michael Jackman. Read More >

Melanie Manos Exhibits New Work at Simone DeSousa Gallery

December 14, 2017 • Faculty News

Melanie Manos presents Watercolor, a new video work installed inside a Dodge Pickup fender, as part of the exhibition A Painting Show at Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit. Read More >