NEXT at the Corcoran: Class of 2012

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design presents NEXT at the Corcoran: Class of 2012, a dynamic, interactive, and innovative presentation of work by the graduating students of the Corcoran College of Art + Design. NEXT, for the first time, includes both an exhibition of the thesis work of the Bachelor of Fine Arts class of 2012 and a showcase of the Masters of Arts degree programs at the Corcoran.

Visitors to NEXT have the unique opportunity to observe thesis critiques—discussions between the artists and their peers and instructors—and gain insights into the artists’ intentions. Alongside the Corcoran’s contemporary program, NOW at the Corcoran, the student exhibition,NEXT, celebrates the accomplishments of the graduating seniors and confirms the Corcoran’s commitment to showcasing emerging artists. For more than 120 years, the Corcoran has educated and trained students – the next generation of America’s artists – while displaying the most important works of the time.


Learn more about 2011's NEXT at the Corcoran exhibition.

Image credit: Denny Henry.