You’re talented, creative and innovative — and you want to explore the critical issues of our time. The Corcoran will help you take a leading part in the next generation of creative cultural leaders.
Visit NEXT 2021: a dynamic, innovative, end-of-year celebration that gives students, faculty and D.C.’s art community the opportunity to see the latest in contemporary art, creativity and scholarship, presented by the graduating class of 2021.
This year, for the first time in its history, NEXT will be a hybrid virtual and physical experience, with outdoor installations on GW’s campus that will be on view until May 31, as well as a website where you can see students’ projects—from research papers to series of paintings to radio plays.
GW ANNOUNCES NEW CORCORAN DIRECTOR
Lauren Onkey, formerly the senior director of NPR Music, began her director's role at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design in July 2021.
NEW WILLIAM WILSON CORCORAN VISITING PROFESSOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: PAUL FARBER
Paul Farber is the Director and Co-Founder of Monument Lab. He has also served as Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Public Art & Space at the University of Pennsylvania. His research and curatorial projects explore transnational urban history, cultural memory, and creative approaches to civic engagement.
HOW PHOTOGRAPHER NAKEYA BROWN CELEBRATES BLACK HAIR CARE THROUGH HER WORK
Corcoran alumna, Nayeka Brown (CCAS MFA ’17), featured in 'Vogue Beauty.'
GW ALL ACCESS: MICHELE CARLSON OF THE CORCORAN
As an art student, Michele Carlson had access to expensive materials, institutional space and all the hefty trappings of traditional printmaking. But after she graduated, she found herself suddenly cut off from all those resources and had to figure out how to put her skills to use in a much more improvisational, low-budget environment.
ALUMNUS PAT SHERIDAN (BFA '99) DONATES TO CORCORAN STUDENTS FACING PANDEMIC HARDSHIP
Corcoran alumnus Pat Sheridan (BFA '99) is no stranger to the "starving art student" trope – he once lived it. Now, he's giving back to students in need.
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