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Laura Amtower

Laura Amtower

Engagement Coordinator


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Office: 2038 AA
Phone: (734) 763-5650
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Curriculum Vitae

BFA in Art Education + Studio Art, West Virginia University
MFA in Art, U-M Stamps School of Art & Design


In the role as Engagement Coordinator, Laura oversees the daily operations of the Engagement program, manages the Schara Residency Program, and maintains and develops relationships with university and community engagement partners. Laura received an MFA from the Stamps School in 2015. Prior to her role as Engagement Coordinator, Laura has served as the Director of Cultural Art & Design at Community Action Network, Executive Director at FLY Children's Art Center, and held research and teaching positions at Adrian College, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, and Core77.

Laura’s creative practice merges her background in Art Education with contemporary methods of Social Practice. She strives to bring folks together through innovation, intention, and most importantly - play. She’s implemented pop-up, play-centered projects in collaboration with Toledo Museum of Art, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Lake Superior State University, Humane Society of Huron Valley, Rainbow Kitchen Community Services in Pittsburgh, and Mitchell Elementary School and STEAM @ Northside Elementary in Ann Arbor.

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