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Stamps Community at the 108th Annual CAA Conference

February 5, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 5,000 art historians, artists, designers, and visual arts professionals for the College Art Association’s 108th annual conference, taking place February 12-15, 2020 in Chicago. Read More >

Sophia Brueckner Named Nokia Bell Labs Artist in Residence

January 29, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

Nokia Bell Labs has accepted Sophia Brueckner into its 2020-21 Artist in Residence program. Brueckner is a futurist artist, designer, engineer, and assistant professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. Read More >

Representing the Past, Changing the Present

December 19, 2019 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni, Faculty

Thoughts on the work of Ken Aptekar (BFA ’73) by Associate Professor Irina Aristarkhova Read More >

Faculty Spotlight: Ali Shapiro on Inclusive Teaching

December 17, 2019 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Cool Classes & Assignments, Focus on Faculty

For many artists and designers, visual language comes more naturally than the written word. Luckily, Stamps students have Ali Shapiro to help them develop their ability to write clearly, confidently, and captivatingly in a variety of genres. Read More >

Open House, Open Hearts: A Stamps Studio Suites Celebration

October 21, 2019 • Giving, Alumni, Faculty

On Friday, September 27, 2019, the Stamps School of Art & Design hosted an Open House to celebrate the renovation that added 5,901 additional square feet to the Stamps School footprint and resulted in the Stamps Studio Suites. Read More >

Virtual Reality Opera Explores Consciousness, Sleep at U-M

September 20, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Research & Leadership, Faculty

Columbia College Chicago Professor Paul Catanese is a 2019-2020 visiting artist at the University of Michigan, where he will further develop his new opera, Century of Progress / Sleep. An exploration of the mysteries of consciousness and sleep, the opera is… Read More >

The In-Between: Suffering, Comfort, and JuYeon Kim

September 17, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

Each academic year, the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design welcomes a new artist/designer to the school community through the Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence program. Designed to foster the creation of new work, residents of this competitive program… Read More >

A Beacon to Connect: Red Crossing Premieres in Prague

July 18, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Social Engagement, Faculty

In June 2019, Stamps professors Roland Graf and Nick Tobier teamed up with collaborator Jennifer Low (MDes ‘20) at the Prague Quadrennial to launch the world premiere of Red Crossing. Read More >

“This is Michigan” Campaign Features Anne Mondro’s Memory, Aging & Expressive Arts

June 19, 2019 • Social Engagement, Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

Stamps Professor Anne Mondro's work with people living with memory loss is featured as part of U-M's This is Michigan campaign. Read More >

John Marshall Wins DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections International Design Competition

June 10, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Stamps Associate Professor and Founding Director of the MDes Integrative Design Program John Marshall Ph.D. is part of Detroit Square (DSQ), the team that proposed the winning design for the 2019 DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections international design competition. Read More >