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Monochromatic Food Prints

January 21, 2021
Professor Dean Kessman recently wrote an article for younger readers and their parents for "Hirschhorn Kids at Home" to inspire kids to make their own prints using kitchen items such as curry powder and berries.
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Message from Kym Rice on Recent Events

January 14, 2021
The startling events that have transpired in the past week–including the riots at the Capitol and the resulting threats to our democracy–have been difficult to grasp. The coming days are a time to begin to heal from this dark time in our history and to speak out.
Fast Fashion


January 08, 2021
Now available online, "Fast Fashion / Slow Art" features films, videos, installations, and performances by an international group of emerging and established contemporary artists and filmmakers.
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Corcoran Resources: Funding, Health & Wellness

January 07, 2021
GW’s Counseling and Psychological Services Office offers safe, non-judgmental and confidential counseling.
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Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94)

December 21, 2020
The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is excited to host Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94), a participatory art project sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research-art-education-media collective, directed by anthropologist Jason De León.
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Now Accepting Applications for New Post-Professional MA in Interior Architecture at Corcoran

December 16, 2020
We are thrilled to announce that the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University is now accepting applications to its new Master of Arts in Interior Architecture, a post-professional program for students with undergraduate degrees in interior design, interior architecture, or architecture.
150-Year Cross-Pollination

GW History: The 150-Year Cross-Pollination of the Corcoran Gallery of Art & the George Washington University

December 16, 2020
A discussion about the history and connections between the George Washington University and the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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Spring Studio Access at the Corcoran

December 11, 2020
Here is an update on the spring semester to come at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.
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Spotlight on Students

November 30, 2020
Read about #GivingTuesday’s impact on Corcoran’s artists and scholars.

Campaign Tracks: Corcoran Students On the Music of the Campaign Trail, From Taylor Swift to Cardi B

November 23, 2020
Professor Loren Kajikawa’s “Music & Politics” class created podcasts exploring the role of popular music in the 2020 election cycle.
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Remembering Corcoran Professor Emeritus Dennis O’Neil - Innovator in Screenprinting

November 19, 2020
Dennis O’Neil, Corcoran Professor Emeritus and Director of the Handprint Workshop International, passed away November 2, 2020, at age 74, following a courageous battle with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a neurodegenerative disease. He was at home with his wife of forty-three years, Nancy Zimler, and his sons, Colin and Robin, and their wives.
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In Photos: Corcoran Students Document the 2020 Election

November 13, 2020
Photojournalism students in cities across the country captured moments during and after the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
X-pressions: Black Beauty Still Lifes

How Photographer Nakeya Brown Celebrates Black Hair Care Through Her Work

November 06, 2020
Corcoran alumna, Nayeka Brown (CCAS MFA ’17), featured in 'Vogue Beauty.'
Firooz Zahedi, BFA ’76, (left at camera) photographing Jennifer Lopez

Glamour Shot: Alumnus Photographer Snaps the Stars

November 05, 2020
From Elizabeth Taylor to Jennifer Lopez, photographer Firooz Zahedi, BFA ’76, is renowned for his portraits of the world’s most glamorous celebrities. In a new book, he reflects on making Hollywood’s brightest lights shine.