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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 >

Neil Zemba on Engaged Community Practice

June 25, 2018 • Social Engagement, Advice for Emerging Artists, Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories

After winning a Nike sponsored athletic shoe design competition during his freshman year at the Stamps School, Neil Zemba's (BFA '13) career was off to a fast, promising start. But he wasn’t content to rise alone. Read More >

Internship Spotlight: Gabriella Meyer

June 19, 2018 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Recently, Gabriella Meyer (BFA '17) was interviewed in The New York Times for her limited-edition capsule line of #MeToo movement denim wear. Read More >

Startup Success: Tracy Buescher and Jordana Schrager on Fashion Brand-Building

April 25, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

On April 13, 2018, Stamps alums Tracy Buescher (BFA ‘88) and Jordana Schrager (BA ‘16) served as guest speakers at the first annual Michigan Fashion Media Summit hosted at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Read More >

Alumni Spotlight: Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85)

April 11, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Nancy Lorenz: Moon Gold — on view at the San Diego Museum of Art April 27-September 3, 2018 — will be the first major solo museum exhibition to showcase the art and alchemy of New York-based Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85). Celebrated for her sophisticated technique and… Read More >

Chelsea Bay Dennis: Designing for Good

February 21, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Making a Difference, Alumni

When Chelsea Bay Dennis (BFA ’04) was studying art and design at the University of Michigan in the early 2000s, she says there was no readymade client list of socially conscious companies to call on. Read More >

Future Former Alumni Panel & Celebration

February 5, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

On view in the U-M Art & Architecture building through February 9, 2018, Future Former is an exhibition of alumni work curated by Stamps Professor Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo with alumna Emily Schumer (BFA 2017). On Monday, January 29, the Stamps School presented a… 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 >

2017 Alumni Exhibition: Ambiguities/Innuendoes? Go Fish.

July 20, 2017 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Each year, Stamps School alums reconnect and share new developments in their creative practice through the school’s annual juried alumni exhibition. Read More >

History as Legacy: Jan Boynton & The Bicentennial Opportunity Matching Initiative

June 23, 2017 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Jan Boynton (BFA '70) is an incredibly active member of the Stamps community, supporting the school since the 1980s, including substantial support of Stamps faculty work through the Bryan Rogers Edge Award. Read More >