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Stamps School at 2019 College Art Association Conference

February 4, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

This February 12-16, the Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 2000 creative practitioners and educators from across the nation for the College Art Association’s 107th annual conference in New York City. Read More >

John Marshall: DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections International Design Competition Presentation

January 29, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, the three teams selected as finalists in the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections design competition β€” including the Agence Ter team, featuring Stamps Professor and MDes in Integrative Design program director, John… Read More >

Philanthropist, Arts Advocate Penny W. Stamps Dies at 74

December 13, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Other Stories, Faculty

Penny W. Stamps β€” a University of Michigan alumna, fierce advocate for the arts, community leader, philanthropist, design professional and former teacher β€” died Thursday at her home after a battle with leukemia. She was 74. 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 >

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 >

New Stamps School Faculty

August 2, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

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

Prophet to Come

June 15, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Stamps welcomes Dr. Jane Prophet and her expansive approach to collaborative research and making. Read More >

Kiki Smith Exhibits Work Created at Stamps School Residency

May 18, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Faculty

A set of Kiki Smith etchings entitled Autumn Two and Four, Autumn Two and Five, and Autumn Five—created as part of Smith's week-long residency at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan in October 2017—are part of the current… Read More >

Professor Sherri Smith Reflects

April 12, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

After 40 years of dedicated service to the school and the university, Professor Sherri Smith will retire from the Stamps School at the end of the Winter 2018 semester. Read More >

Witt Visiting Artist Tunde Wey Discusses Equity, Race, and Privilege through Food

April 12, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Social Engagement, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

In late April 2018, the Stamps School of Art & Design will host Witt Visiting Artist Tunde Wey. Read More >