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Save the Date: Giving Tuesday 12/1/2020

November 16, 2020 • Giving, Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Hard work, vision, and skill is only one part of the equation when it comes to forging a creative path. Our student artists and designers also need the support of their fellow alumni and their communities to make their futures come alive. Read More >

2020 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Award Winners

November 13, 2020 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design proudly celebrates the exceptional work by our undergraduate students in art and design through the 2020 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Gail Bichler (BFA ‘95)

November 11, 2020 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

During her college years at the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, Gail Bichler was as fascinated by fine art as she was by graphic design. Read More >

Distance, Communication, and Design for One

November 5, 2020 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

Stamps School Professor Nick Tobier is interested in helping students in his remote Fall 2020 Change by Design course find creative focus in the constraints of the pandemic. Read More >

Virtual Career Bootcamp 2020

October 26, 2020 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

From October 12-17, eighty Stamps students RSVP’d for the 2020 Virtual Career Bootcamp event, featuring sessions led by recent alums for current Stamps students to explore the ins and outs of networking, interview skills, freelancing, and more. Read More >

Stamps School Launches Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fund

October 26, 2020 • Giving, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Alumni

The Stamps School of Art & Design strives to foster a climate of inclusivity, build and support a diverse population at the school, and further racial justice in society at large through art and design. We invite the broader school community, alumni, and… Read More >

Creative Responses: Art, Design, and Firearm Injury Prevention

October 26, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

In late September, 2020, Lia New (BFA ‘22) presented at the annual Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens (FACTS) symposium, The Science of Firearm Injury Prevention: Charting the Path Forward with Data and Innovation. Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Nestorak (BFA ‘13)

October 26, 2020 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Nestorak discovered her passion for Motion Graphic Design during her undergraduate studies at the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. Read More >

Fall 2020 + Winter 2021 COVID-19 Updates

October 20, 2020 • Other Stories, Faculty, Graduate Student

On Friday, November 6, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced the university’s plans for the Winter 2021 semester. The plans were developed in close consultation with public health experts, faculty, staff, students at all levels, the local… Read More >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Brown (MFA ‘18)

October 14, 2020 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

In 2019, Stephanie Brown’s interactive, mixed media installation solo exhibition Do Not Bleach was on view for a 5-month run at the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Florida. Read More >