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Kaitlyn Jensco

Corcoran Photographers Win FotoWeek DC Awards

November 13, 2014

Photographs taken by Corcoran alumnae Kaitlin Jencso, B.F.A. ’12, and Lauren Schneiderman, M.A. ’13, were selected as “curators’ picks” at this year’s main FotoWeek DC competition.


Corcoran Students Put a Face on Diplomacy

November 05, 2014

It was up to Corcoran alumnus Pratik Shah, B.F.A. ’14, to tell the story of an American diplomat named Wesley Mathews.

Senior Roxanne Goldberg

Student Exhibition Transports GW to the Streets of Brazil

October 29, 2014

Five São Paulo-based artists light up Gallery 102 with work that blends gritty coolness and electrifying charm, epitomizing the chromatic hustle-and-bustle of Brazil’s largest city. 

Civil War

‘Our War’ Brings President Knapp, Student Playwrights to Arena Stage

October 27, 2014
“Our War” is a performance born out of the National Civil War Project, which has paired four universities with five arts institutions to create performances commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
Washingtonia Collection

Washingtoniana Collection Energizes Scholarship on D.C.

October 15, 2014

The new GW Museum and The Textile Museum will be home to Albert H. Small’s unparalleled trove of rare Washington maps, documents and other exceptional artifacts.

Faculty Senate Vinson

Columbian College Dean Outlines Corcoran School’s Progress

October 10, 2014

“We are well positioned to integrate our curriculum and create a school that sparks the imagination of our students...”

Textile Museum

Opening Date Set for George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 02, 2014

The new George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will open on March 21, 2015.

Corcoran Library Transfer

Corcoran Library Moves to Gelman

September 22, 2014

As the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design continues its integration into the GW community, Corcoran students now have a familiar resource on campus: their old library.

Kate Schuler Luce Fellow

Alumna Exposes Natural Beauty of the Philippines

September 17, 2014

Katie Schuler, a 2007 Corcoran alumna, has come across creatures endemic to the Philippines through a storytelling project she’s working on as a Luce Scholar.

Corcoran School

Historic Arts Agreement Transfers $43 Million to GW

September 10, 2014

As part of the finalized agreement among GW, the Corcoran and the National Gallery of Art, GW will receive approximately $43 million in funds.

Corcoran Presents Joseph Asher Hale’s 'Fathom'

Corcoran Presents Joseph Asher Hale’s 'Fathom'

September 08, 2014

Pangea Ultima is what some people think the world might look like in 250 million years.

Corcoran Check In

With Merger Twins Become Classmates

August 25, 2014

When fraternal twins Zach and Sarah Marin applied to college last year, they checked completely different boxes on their applications. Sarah knew she wanted a career in international affairs. Zach opted for an artsier route and settled on a photojournalism major. 

Corcoran Flagg building

Corcoran, George Washington University and National Gallery of Art Complete Agreements

August 21, 2014

The historic agreements between the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art and Design, the George Washington University and the National Gallery of Art are now final. With the completion of Thursday’s transactions, the new partnership to preserve the Corcoran legacy is officially underway.

The Corcoran Flagg building

GW, Corcoran and National Gallery Receive Approval to Implement Agreements

August 18, 2014
Leaders of the George Washington University, the Corcoran and the National Gallery of Art today received approval from the D.C. Superior Court to implement their historic agreements that were first announced in February 2014.

New Joe Hale Show at Gallery 31

August 14, 2014
Fathom is an educational cross-section model of the Earth with its future super-continental landmass Pangea Ultima, speculated to form in 250 million years. This installation is an extension of Joe Hale's latest work using sculptural models of real and fantastically modified locations to alter the viewers sense of place, and blur the boundaries between fact and fiction.