Announcements

Esther Hidalgo (Class of 2004)

August 10, 2009

Esther Hidalgo

Esther Hidalgo (Class of 2004) received an Honorable Mention award for En Foco's New Works Photography Awards #11, juried by Aperture's Editor-in-Chief Melissa Harris. The selected work was exhibited at El Taller Boricua Gallery in New York City.

Alumni, students, and staff honored with UCDA Design Awards

August 10, 2009

The University and College Designers Association’s (UCDA) 38th annual design competition recently honored the Corcoran with four awards of excellence for the Chance Encounters exhibition catalogue, Annie Leibovitz Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts certificate, exhibition graphics for the 2008 All-Senior Exhibition, and exhibition graphics for Modernism: Designing a New World 1914–1939. Corcoran College of Art + Design alumnus and current staff member Maria Habib (BFA 2002) played a particularly important role in the design and production of collateral for the Modernism exhibition.

Corcoran Alumnus Hits the Director’s Chair in New York

August 10, 2009

Corcoran alumnus Arash Mokhtar will direct several scenes from the play, Hurly Burly, written by David Rabe. An Academic Workshop Presentation, Hurly Burly will be shown on Mondays and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. from July 20 to 21 and July 27 to 28 at the 45th Street Theatre, 354 West Forty-fifth Street, New York, NY. For reservations, please call (917) 753-0191.

Corcoran Alumnus Tara Donovan Named MacArthur Fellow

August 10, 2009

The Corcoran College of Art + Design is thrilled to announce that BFA alumnus Tara Donovan (1991) was named as one of the prestigious 2008 MacArthur Fellows. According to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the $500,000 grant is awarded annually to experts in a variety of fields who demonstrate “exceptional originality and dedication to their creative pursuits.”

Donavan, who practices contemporary sculpture in Brooklyn, NY, is known for transforming ordinary, accumulated materials into intriguing visual and physical installations.

Call to Artists for the Metamorphosis Art Show

August 3, 2009

Metamorphosis Art show, a one-day art show on Sep 13, 2009 in Arlington,VA.  The deadline for Call for Artists is August 13, 2009. Please visit their website for more information http://www.metartshow.com/

Contest: Search for Common Ground Photos!

July 31, 2009

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international nonprofit organization helping people to deal with conflict in nonviolent ways: by understanding their differences, but acting on their commonalities. The premise is that what binds us together is stronger than what divides us. SFCG is partnering with the online video producer, Animoto, to launch a photo/slideshow contest that asks what common ground looks like.

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