News Archive


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.
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.
Kaitlin Santiago's solar panel set up.

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

January 15, 2021
By Bianca Trinidad, Class of 2021, BS in marketing and minor in journalism
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.
Toe tags

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.
IA MA Launch

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.
Flagg exterior

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.