In the Studio: NEXT Artist Jamie Shafer

NEXT 2014 is Corcoran’s annual celebration of the brilliance and promise of its students. From now until May 18th, the finished thesis presentations of the graduating class will be on display at the Corcoran Gallery of Art for all to view and enjoy. Before you come to the exhibition, take a behind-the-scenes look at a […]

Branding the NEXT Generation of Artists

INTERVIEW WITH DR. MARIBEL O. GRAY, ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA AND BFA GRAPHIC DESIGN CLASS OF 2013 For a select group of Corcoran College of Art + Design undergraduate students, Design Lab offers the unique opportunity to experience real world applications of learned skills. Throughout this year long course, students design and oversee the […]

Off the Shelves: The Corcoran Library’s Art Book Collection

By Janet Hume, MA Art & the Book, Corcoran College of Art + Design You might not expect a library the size of the Corcoran’s to contain an artists’ book collection approaching 300 volumes, but then the Corcoran isn’t your average art school. With a graduate degree exclusively devoted to book arts, it only makes […]

Off the Walls and Into Your Home

Do you regularly find yourself coveting the paintings, sculptures, and jewels found in the city’s many art galleries? If you answered “yes” then you should get down to the Corcoran Gallery of Art this weekend for the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s annual art sale, Off the Walls. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Looking To Tonight: Fashion Illustration

Corcoran Uncorked relaunches on Wednesday, November 20 with Eye On Design, a themed evening of tours, creative art making activities, games and tastings at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. In anticipation of the event, we chatted with Corcoran College of Art + Design alum Katie Macyshyn, who will be leading Fashion Illustration Workshops all night […]

Lighting Tutorial with MA student Sophia Hume

In the first installment of a new series, we bring you creative inspiration straight from our very own Corcoran students. In these tutorials, Corcoran students will highlight projects they’re excited about and want to teach others how to recreate. This time, we spoke to Interior Design Masters student Sophia Hume about a lighting installation she created […]