Reception: Stamps Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

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The Stamps School’s annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition is a showcase of the best work produced by Stamps undergraduate students, and provides an opportunity for the School to support students whose creative work is recognized as exceptional, with over $13,000 in awards announced at the exhibition reception on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

The 2016-17 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition will be the inaugural show at the Stamps Gallery, the School’s new exhibition venue in downtown Ann Arbor.

Jurors

Amy McCarter is president of McCarter Design, a Chicago-based company that specializes in comprehensive global branding programs, literature systems, and publication design. McCarter holds a BFA in Graphic Design from The University of Michigan, with graduate work from The California School of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco. Her work has been recognized by major communications publications and organizations, including Graphis, Type Director’s Club, Black Book’s AR100, Society of Typographic Arts 100 and The New York Art Director’s Club.

Mark Newport is Artist-in-Residence and Head of Fiber at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He earned his BFA at the Kansas City Art Institute in 1986 and his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1991. Newport has been recognized with a 2011 Artist Fellowship from the Kresge Foundation and grants from the Creative Capital Foundation, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the Herberger College of Arts at Arizona State University. Newport’s work has been exhibited throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and is included in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Cranbrook Art Museum, and The Arizona State University Art Museum.

Greg Tom is the Gallery Programs Director at Eastern Michigan University. Tom received his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in ceramics, and has BAs in Studio Art and Geography and Anthropology from Hunter College and Vassar College respectively. His work has been shown in Michigan, New York City, and Chicago among other places, and is represented in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Cranbrook Art Museum, and the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Collection.
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When and Where

Stamps Gallery, 201 S. Division Street

February 2017

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5:00pm - 8:00pm

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