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2020 Big Idea Award Winner: Erin Wakeland (BFA ‘20)

May 1, 2020 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Erin Wakeland's (BFA '20) big idea started with a modest banner. In red capital letters stitched across white cloth, it reads "YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED." Wakeland made the banner as part of an independent project during her senior year, when she also hung… Read More >

Erin Arsenault: Making Masterpieces

January 20, 2020 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Going into her junior year, Erin Arsenault (BA '20) knew she wanted to continue her education after graduation to become a certified art therapist. After a good experience volunteering with University of Michigan (U-M) Medical Center's therapeutic art program,… Read More >

2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Award Winners

November 27, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design’s 2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, featuring the exceptional works of our undergraduate students in art and design, was celebrated on Friday, November 22 with a reception in the school’s downtown Stamps… Read More >

Student Spotlight: Alex Eason, 2019 Giving Blue Day Scholarship Recipient

November 8, 2019 • Giving, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Giving Blue Day is a once-a-year opportunity for the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design community to team up with the global U-M family to show their school pride, give back, and pave the way for the culture-makers of tomorrow. Read More >

Stamps Students Receive Top Honors at Campus Movie Festival

November 1, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Stamps students Sophie Hullinger (BFA '20) and Natalie Nye (BFA '20) were awarded top honors for their 4-minute animated comedy film, How to Get a Job at the 2019 Campus Movie Festival(CMF) competition at the University of Michigan. Read More >

Stamps Students Take Eyeo

July 9, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In June 2019, Stamps students Sindhu Giri (BA ‘19 and BS ‘19) and Willa Hua (BFA ‘21 and BSI ‘21) served as volunteers at the Eyeo Festival, an interdisciplinary, four-day conference on art, design, and technology held at the Walker Art Center in… Read More >

Student Spotlight: Maddi Lelli + Michigan Medicine

April 15, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

During the Fall 2018 semester, Maddi Lelli (BFA ‘19) partnered with members of the Perioperative Care Unit at Michigan Medicine for an independent study to address wayfinding within the U-M Hospital. Read More >

Finding the Perfect Fit: Stamps Undergrads Win DKNY Shoe Design Competition

March 19, 2019 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In April 2019, the design team at DKNY will be flying out two Stamps School of Art & Design undergraduates for a review of the student’s shoe prototypes. Read More >

Student Spotlight: Maite Iribarren (BA ‘19)

January 24, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

A Miami native, Stamps School senior Maite Iribarren (BA ‘19) has been very intentional in how she leverages the University of Michigan’s tier-one research university resources in her creative practice as a metal worker and sculptor. Read More >

Emanuel Papageorgiou at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

January 9, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Stamps student Emanuel Papageorgiou (BFA '19) is a finalist in the 2018 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Call for Student Entries. The theme for this year's competition was "mobility." Read More >