News Archive


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.
Monochromatic Fields series prints

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.
GW gateway

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.
Colonial Health Canter

Corcoran Resources: Funding, Health & Wellness

January 07, 2021
GW’s Counseling and Psychological Services Office offers safe, non-judgmental and confidential counseling.