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Marianetta Porter Retires

December 16, 2020 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

When interdisciplinary artist, scholar, and Stamps Professor Marianetta Porter reflects on her time at the University of Michigan, she talks about the “full circle” nature of her career journey. Read More >

Stamps School Announces $25K “Big Idea” Award for 2021

December 9, 2020 • Giving, Undergraduate Student

In her April 2018 commencement speech, Stamps alumna Penny W. Stamps (1944-2018) issued a call to action to Stamps students. “What’s your big idea?” She prompted. “What are you willing to spend your moral capital, your intellectual capital, your sweat equity in… Read More >

Interpreting 2020 Through Line Language

December 4, 2020 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

During the Fall 2020 semester, Stamps students are doing what artists and designers are challenged to do every day: give form to feeling. Read More >

International Experience @ Home: Global Studio

November 30, 2020 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Undergraduate Student

With study abroad programs currently paused due to the pandemic, the Stamps School of Art & Design has developed new ways for students to build global competencies. A new 400-level virtual studio course for Winter 2021, Global Studio, brings international… Read More >

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 >