News from the Director

Art and the Book Alum

September 10, 2013

Art and the Book alum Maria Veronica San Martin will particpate in an important human rights exhibition in Chile. Her thesis project will be displayed at the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Memory Museum and Human Rights) in the exhibition Memoria Y Paisaje: Develando Las Verdades Historicas de Chile September 11 through December 15, 2013.

NMPJ Students Selected for 2013 Coney Island Film Festival

August 27, 2013

New Media Photojournalism students Ben Dorger, Jenny Harnish and Emma Scott have been accepted into the 2013 Coney Island Film Festival in New York.  Their film "The Downhome Dare Devils" will be screened during the festival, wjhich runs from September 21-23, 2013.

Click here to learn more about the festival. Congrats Ben, Jenny and Emma!



ARTMOVES 2013 OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

August 9, 2013

GSA National Capital Region

The GSA NCR Office of Planning and Quality Design is establishing a rotating art exhibit for spaces where we have blank walls in our Regional Office Building (ROB) located at 7th & D Streets, SW. The GSA is a federal agency that supplies products and communications for U.S. government offices, provides transportation and and office space to federal employees, and develops government-wide cost-minimizing policies, and other management tasks.

Mary Calvert Awarded Canon Female Photojournalist 2013

August 7, 2013

Congratulations to Corcoran New Media Photojournalism faculty Mary Calvert for her latest honor, Canon Female Photojournalist 2013. We're all really excited for Mary and thrilled that the award and grant will enable to continue her work "The War Within: Sexual Violence in America's Military." Click here to read her blog post about the award. 

Pam Lawton Co-Authors Article for Studies in Art Education

August 7, 2013

Pam Lawton, director of education studies, has co-authored an article featured in the Summer 2013 issue of Studies in Art Education titled "Beyond Traditional Art Education: Transformative Lifelong Learning in Community-Based Settings with Older Adults."

Rahshia Sawyer Winner of Fondation François Schneider's Contemporary Talents 2012 in Photography

May 28, 2013

Please join me in congratulating BFA Photo 2004 Photography Alumna Rahshia Sawyer in winning the Fondation François Schneider's Contemporary Talents 2012 in Photography! Rahshia's work, "We are not Made of Wood" was selected out of 3,176 participants who submitted works related to the theme of water. The acquisition and exhibition prize of $20,000 promotes the work of yet unrecognized artists.

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