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Doug Lang

Remembering Doug Lang

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Doug Lang, a beloved Professor of Writing at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.

Alumni books

Gift Guide: Alumni’s recently written and illustrated books may be the perfect stocking stuffer, many for the young and young at heart

Like the alumni featured in this year’s gift guide, these five authors also took a few left turns, be it returning to a forgotten story from their past or switching media altogether.


Transformer20: Retrospective Exhibition & Benefit Auction Gala

On the occasion of our 20th anniversary, Transformer presents Transformer20 - a dynamic, large-scale exhibition featuring one hundred artworks by artis

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GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Welcomes New Faculty

Beginning the 2022-2023 academic year, the Corcoran added several new professors to its roster–including award-winning writer Aruna D’Souza.

Matt Eich

Matt Eich—Preservator of the Past, Shaper of the Present

Eich, a photographic essayist, teaches photojournalism at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University.

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A Communal Search for Answers in a Challenging World

This year, the William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement will be Aruna D’Souza, an art critic and writer whose book, Whitewalling...

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Finding Identity on the Disco Dance Floor

Originally published on...

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Remembering Sam Gilliam

Renowned artist and DC native Sam Gilliam passed away on June 25, 2022 at the age of 88.

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GW Alumni Filled Many Roles on Pulitzer-Winning Washington Post Team

GW Alumni Filled Many Roles on Pulitzer-Winning Washington Post Team

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Press Coverage: Framing Fatherhood

Curated by SMPA’s Imani M. Cheers and opening to public view June 19, “Framing Fatherhood” at the Corcoran centers holistic...