News Archive


Self Portrait by Sydney Walsh

Corcoran Students Awarded in the 76th Annual College Photographer of the Year Competition

November 01, 2021
Three Corcoran students have received awards in this year's prestigious College Photographer of the Year competition. Congratulations to all!
Lauren Onkey

In Video: Meet Corcoran Director Lauren Onkey

October 15, 2021
Get to know the new director of the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, from the first album she loved to her hopes for the school’s future.
Paul Farber

Why Do Monuments Matter?

October 12, 2021
Paul Farber, William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement at the Corcoran, studies what we do and don’t build statues about.
Corcoran Commencement

Corcoran Alumni at GW's Centuries Celebration Weekend (October 2021)

October 04, 2021
Take a look at the photos from the weekend by Photojournalism senior Sabrina Godin.
Child sits amongst the flowers in the Floralscapes installation.

Flowers as the Medium for Protest and Change

August 02, 2021
A Corcoran Graduate Student Created Art to Revitalize D.C.'s Ward 5
Lashonia and Sean Thompson-El lay in bed together in sunlight.

Documenting a Love Story after Decades in Prison

June 14, 2021
Hadley Chittum’s ‘Team El’ is part of NEXT, the Corcoran’s end-of-year celebration of art and scholarship.
New International Interior Design Association Headquarters

Breaking the Boundaries: Stephen Ramos (MFA ‘10) on Interior Architecture at GW

June 08, 2021
Gensler Design Director Stephen Ramos speaks on crafting spatial experiences and his start at GW’s IA program.
"Look! It's a fish! I caught it, see, see!" from The Plan by Sidney Stevens

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Presents NEXT 2021

May 14, 2021
Join GW’s Corcoran School for this end-of-year celebration showcasing the work of graduating students in a series of exhibitions, performances, and events.
Lauren Onkey

GW Announces New Corcoran Director

April 08, 2021
Lauren Onkey, currently the senior director of NPR Music, will lead the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.
NEXT 2021 banners hung outside of the Flagg Building

A NEXT Like No Other: Producing a year-end thesis and capstone exhibition virtually — and looking back on ten years of NEXT

March 29, 2021
This year's NEXT exhibition will take place virtually and will launch on May 10, 2021.
Kaitlin Santiago's solar panel set up.

Interaction Design Graduate Student's Solar Panel Project Brought to Life by Power Outage after Hurricane Sally

February 23, 2021
By Bianca Trinidad, Class of 2021, BS in marketing and minor in journalism
The inside of Contact Tracing book.

Contact Tracing: Fine Arts Student Embroiders a Lost Sense of Touch During the Pandemic

February 22, 2021
Julia Matsumoto's embroidered cloth book, Contact Tracing has been acquired by GW Libraries.
George Washington bust

Frequently Asked Questions for Corcoran Students

February 18, 2021
(February 2021 Edition)
Pat Sheridan (BFA '99)

Alumnus Pat Sheridan (BFA '99) Donates to Corcoran Students Facing Pandemic Hardship

February 05, 2021
Corcoran alumnus Pat Sheridan and his company, Modus Create, donated $10,000 in aid to Corcoran students.
Bob Coleman

Remembering Bob Coleman

February 04, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Bob Coleman–a photographer, illustrator, graphic designer and art director–who was both an alumnus and an influential instructor at the George Washington University from 1985 to 2006.