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Creative Trajectories: Art & Design Alumni Discuss “Non-Linear” Career Success

November 15, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

On Friday, November 2, 2018 approximately one hundred members of the University of Michigan community came together at UMMA’s Helmut Stern Auditorium for Creative Trajectories: A Different Stamp on the World. Read More >

John Marshall Facilitates Public Feedback for Proposed Detroit Design Site

October 31, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, the Detroit Institute of Arts and Midtown Detroit, Inc. hosted three finalists of the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections Design Competition for a public design workshop at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Read More >

Alumni Spotlight: Molly Dierks (MFA ‘14)

October 31, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Graduate Student, MFA

Artist and educator Molly Dierks (MFA '14) is constantly thinking about her place in the world, both natural and constructed. It's a recurring theme in her mixed-media sculptures and inspiration for the meticulously collected and organized found objects that… Read More >

Disney Animator Floyd Norman Visits Campus

October 25, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Undergraduate Student

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Disney animator Floyd Norman was on site in UMMA's Helmut Stern Auditorium for a Q&A following a screening of the documentary Floyd Norman: An Animated Life, presented in partnership by the Stamps School of Art & Design and UMMA. Read More >

Design Research at Stamps: Decipher 2018

October 24, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

Co-chaired by Stamps professors Kelly M. Murdoch-Kitt and Omar Sosa Tzec, the Stamps School of Art & Design hosted Decipher 2018: Design Educators Research Conference from September 27–29, 2018. Read More >

Rebekah Modrak and Claudia Bitran Recreate Sinking of the Titanic with Stamps Students

October 23, 2018 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

With the help of students in a University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design class and the U-M Synchronized Swimming Club, New York-based multimedia artist Claudia Bitran will recreate scenes from director James Cameron’s “Titanic” at U-M’s Canham… Read More >

Takuji Hamanaka Visits Stamps School

October 5, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

Professor Endi Poskovic hosted Roman J. Witt visiting artist Takuji Hamanaka for a three-day residency in the Print Media Studio at the Stamps School of Art & Design from September 24-26, 2018. Read More >

Internship Spotlight: Taylor Houlihan at the Smithsonian

September 26, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories

Taylor Houlihan (BFA '18) reflects on her summer internship at the Smithsonian Museum's Digitization Programs Office. Read More >

New Stamps School Faculty

August 2, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

This fall, Stamps welcomes three new faculty members. Read More >

Student Impact: Kiki Smith Witt Artist Residency

July 16, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Student

Kiki Smith is one of the foremost artists working in print media today, and is known for her multidisciplinary practice relating to the human condition and the natural world. Read More >