Corcoran Faculty, Alumni, Staff take home HOW Magazine Awards

August 10, 2009

The Corcoran College of Art + Design took home several HOW Magazine Merit awards. Designers John DeWolf and Maria Habib (BFA 2002) earned an award for their identity design for Modernism: Designing a New World 1914-1939. Faculty member Francheska Guerrero received an award for her invitation for The Dream House Revisited. The 2009 design annual also features the Hippo & Turtle Organics logo designed by merit award winner and Corcoran alum Min Kim.

Black/White by Reuben Breslar at The Athenaeum

August 10, 2009

Black/White, an exhibition of painting, collage, and installation by Corcoran alumnus Reuben Breslar (BFA Fine Arts, 2006) opened on February 9 at The Athenaeum in Alexandria, Virginia, and will remain on view through March 16.

Corcoran Alumna presents her first solo show

August 10, 2009

Vivid Solutions DC presents a solo exhibition of works by Corcoran alumna Chandi Kelley. Timelines, her exhibition inspired by the theme of memory and mystery, is constructed of bookends, antique books, and wallpapers reminiscent of vintage patterns. Through methodical photography, the spines of the books function as a narrative reading from left to right, with text and image combining in a striking, evocative collection.

Corcoran Graduate Exhibits at Greater Reston Arts Center

August 10, 2009

Melanie Newlon, graduate of the Corcoran College of Art + Design, will have new work on display in Faraway Nearby Annual Juried Exhibition at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE). Juried by Dale Lanzone of Marlborough Gallery, Faraway Nearby opens June 18 and remains on view through July 31.

Corcoran Alumnus Comes to Transformer this Summer

August 10, 2009

Corcoran alumnus Erik Loften will exhibit his work with the sixth installment of Transformer's Exercises for Emerging Artists. The program was created to support artists at critical points or crossroads in their professional growth and development and to advance their creative careers.

Corcoran Faculty and Alum Receive Grammy Nomination

August 10, 2009

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Graphic Design faculty member Neal Ashby and Corcoran alum Patrick Donohue are nominated along with Matthew Curry for the Best Recording Package award for their work on Thievery Corporation's Radio Retaliation album. To view the entire ceremony, including the Pre-Telecast awards, visit