Corcoran alumni, faculty honored with Art Directors Club design awards

August 10, 2009

Corcoran alumni, staff, and faculty will receive Merit Awards at the Gala Reception of the Art Directors Club of Metro Washington’s 60th Annual Show on June 6, 2009. Head of Design at the Corcoran Gallery of Art John deWolf and Maria Habib (BFA 2002) will be honored for their work on the exhibition collateral for Richard Avedon: Portraits of Power and the Annie Leibovitz Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree certificate. Francheska Guerrero’s winning entries included environmental graphics for the Center for Contemporary Art and Theater in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, The Dream House Revisited Exhibition invitation, and the poster design for the OPEN Exhibition at the Georgetown campus of the Corcoran College of Art + Design. Pat Taylor won two awards, including one for the cover of a book called 7 Icons featuring hand-drawn figures.

The ADCMW 60th Annual Show presents the best in art direction, design, photography, and illustration created over the past year by local organizations. Congratulations to Maria, Francheska, Pat, and the many other individuals who contributed to these projects, including John deWolf, Paul Roth, Amanda Maddox, Sara Beth Walsh, and Stephanie Moos.