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Save the Date: Giving Blueday 3/10/2021

February 19, 2021 • Giving, Making a Difference, Alumni

Celebrate the University of Michigan’s seventh annual Giving Blueday with the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design! Read More >

The M-Bassador Student Volunteer Program, Where Stampers and Alums Connect

January 20, 2021 • Alumni, Undergraduate Student

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design is proud to announce the M-Bassador Student Volunteer Program, bringing Stamps students and the school alumni community together in meaningful ways through mentoring, networking, and other events. 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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Stamps Alumni Spotlight: Cesar Velazquez (BFA ‘94)

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

With film credits that include Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018), Zootopia (2016), Moana (2017), and Big Hero 6 (2013), Velazquez got his start in animation by making 3D animated shorts during his time as an undergraduate student at the Stamps… Read More >

Finalists Announced for Envision: The Michigan Artist Initiative

September 18, 2020 • Social Engagement, Alumni

Organized by Stamps Gallery, Envision: The Michigan Artist Initiative is a new awards program designed to support the development of contemporary artists living and working in Michigan. Read More >