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Professor Maria Ruggiero featured in Multiple Exhibitions

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Maria Ruggiero has work exhibited in:

-Untitled: a Juried Art Exhibition at Athens Art Gallery (April-May 2019)

-2019 Biennale Exhibition: Art League of Hilton Head, South Carolina (May 7-June 1, 2019)

-THERE'S STILL LIFE IN STILL LIFES at 311 Gallery, juried show (May—June 2019)


Event: Jason DeMarte, Solo Exhibition & Artist Talk @ UMMA

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Jason DeMarte Garden of Artificial Delights Solo Exhibition

Solo exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Opens June 8th, 2019

Artist Talk June 9th, 2019 @3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Link below for more information:

UMMA June 08-September 01.


video training course published by Chris Reilly

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Chris Reilly published the video training course Learning Algorithmic Design with Grasshopper on This course covers algorithmic design using Grasshopper and Rhino software.


Dr. Cam McComb NAEA Graduate of School for Art Leaders

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Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Education Dr. Cam McComb was recognized on March 15 by the National Art Education Association as a 2019 Graduate of the prestigious School for Art Leaders.


Jason DeMarte featured in Adobe Create Magazine

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Jason DeMarte was interviewed in the January 2019 issue of Adobe Create Magazine.


Jason Ferguson featured in SciArt Magazine

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Jason Ferguson was interviewed in the February 2019 issue of SciArt Magazine.


Professor Pam Stewart presented at 2019 AAIS Conference

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Conference presentation:  Pam Stewart presented a paper on March 15  at this year’s meeting of the American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS) held at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.  

AAIS is an international organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of Italian culture. Her paper, “Reinventing the Cross in Early Modern Milan: Memory, Ritual, and the City as Palimpsest” was included in a series of panels on “afterlives” and repurposing.


Leslie Atzmon co-edited The Graphic Design Reader

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Leslie Atzmon co-edited The Graphic Design Reader with Professor Teal Triggs of the Royal College of Art. This 1000-page book is now available from Bloomsbury Press.

Visit the link below for more information & purchase options:


Brooks Harris Stevens featured in England Quilt Museum Exhibition

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Guns: Loaded Conversations opened at the New England Quilt Museum January 9- April 6, 2019.

To see more on the exhibition copy/paste link below.


Event: Scholarship Ceremony, 4/12/19, 5:30-6:30, EMU Lakehouse

We are pleased to announce that a Scholarship Ceremony will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, from 5:30-6:30 at the EMU Lake House.

Come celebrate this achievement accomplished by fellow EMU students!

EMU Lake House April 12-April 12. Opening Reception: Scholarship Ceremony