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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 >

US Debut of John Marshall’s Whithervanes

March 27, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Stamps Associate Professor John Marshall and Cézanne Charles, founders of the hybrid design studio rootoftwo, announced the US premiere of Whithervanes: a neurotic, early worrying system, a public project that aims to highlight the extent to which we are… Read More >

Stamps School Shines at CAA

February 9, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty, Graduate Student

This February 21-24, the Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 1,400 creative practitioners and educators from across the nation for the College Art Association’s 106th annual conference in Los Angeles, California. Read More >

Imagin(in)g Biologies

January 31, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

As a pioneering bio-artist and artistic director of an experimental art lab and research-based arts organization, Marta de Menezes gets a lot of questions about creating art from living things. Some from herself ("Am I entitled to do this?") and some from… Read More >