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Internship Spotlight: Andrea Levy and Goldman Global Arts

November 17, 2017 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Dark, gritty, and desolate were words used to describe Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood in 2006. But in 2009, the public art project known as Wynwood Walls began to change all of that. Read More >

Student Spotlight: Isabella Comai on Getting Unstuck

November 2, 2017 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Getting creatively unstuck can be tricky, even for the best of us. For Stamps sophomore Isabella Comai (BFA ‘20), the best tactic is to follow your eyes. “Last year, I was really having trouble feeling inspired as a maker,” said Comai. “So I turned to things… Read More >

Student Spotlight: Ian Crowley on Water Filtration in Gabon

October 30, 2017 • Social Engagement, Cool Classes & Assignments, Going Global: Stories from Abroad

During the 2016-2017 academic year, a group of students from the Stamps School teamed up to prototype a water filtration system made from sawdust and clay in the Stamps ceramics studio under the guidance of studio coordinator John Leyland and professor Joe Trumpey. Read More >

Stamps Alums Reimagine the Screen: Nicholas Williams and Michelina Risbeck

October 24, 2017 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

The Third Century Screens (3CS) project celebrates the U-M bicentennial by exploring the future of the moving image on screens of all shapes and sizes. The centerpiece of 3CS is an exhibition entitled the Third Century Screens Competition, on view during… Read More >

Artists in Residence: Stamps Students in the Space Lab

October 24, 2017 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

It’s reasonable to expect that the average person doesn’t dwell too much on the fact that the sun is perpetually flinging lethal particles of itself at Earth — unless that person is building a magnetometer to measure the strength of the earth’s protective… Read More >

Seriously Cute: Visiting Artist Hiroshi Yoshioka on Japan’s Kawaii Aesthetic

October 24, 2017 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

Visiting artist and professor Hiroshi Yoshioka neatly summarized the Japanese “kawaii aesthetic” for Stamps School of Art & Design students in just four words: “It is so cute.” Behind Yoshioka, glowed a presentation image of a tiny, smiling jar of Nutella as… Read More >

Design, Happiness, and Futures: 2017 D++ Design Salon

October 12, 2017 • Other Stories, Faculty, Graduate Student

The Stamps School of Art & Design will be hosting its second annual D++ Design Salon on October 20–22nd, 2017. Read More >

Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design Celebrates 5th Anniversary

October 6, 2017 •

In 2012, University of Michigan School of Art & Design became the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. Read More >

2017-2018 Stamps DE&I Leadership Appointments

September 8, 2017 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Faculty

In July 2017, Guna Nadarajan, Dean of the Stamps School of Art & Design appointed two Stamps faculty members to lead Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) strategy for the 2017-2018 academic year. Read More >

New Stamps Faculty

August 17, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In September 2017, two new faculty members will be joining the Stamps School as assistant professors of art and design. Read More >