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NEXT 2023

Art, Performance and a Gala Extravaganza Come under a GW Umbrella

The NEXT big thing in the Corcoran’s annual student exhibition is a 30-day festival encompassing all the arts. We asked several students to tell us about their work.

Maria Luz Bravo

Washington Post review: Alumna, Maria Luz Bravo (MA 2018, New Media Photojournalism)

"Glimpse, Gathered" Through April 22 at Hamiltonian Artists, 1353 U St. NW

Alexander Dumbadze

From Abstract Expressionism to Art in the Age of Terror

Alexander Dumbadze welcomes GW students into the grand conversation of art history (and democracy).

AI at GW

Artificial Intelligence Enhances Learning in the Architecture Classroom

Douglas Crawford encouraged his students to try a new AI platform called Midjourney, and the results were impressive.

Tshirt contest

Help Pick Corcoran's Next T-Shirt Designs!

GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts & Design needs YOUR help choosing the Corcoran t-shirt contest winners from our four talented finalists!

Dana Burgess at the Press Club

Choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess discusses inspiration, artistic expression at book talk and performance

A conversation about dance and Burgess’ development as an artist, during a Feb. 23 Press Club event.

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.

Nora Neely

From Student to Stage: An Exhibition Designer Lights Up The Arena

Nora Neely, a recent graduate of the George Washington University’s Exhibition Design program, now builds arena stages.


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