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.