News from the Director

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. 

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.

Jonathan Latiano Wins 2013 Baker Artist Award

May 10, 2013


Fine art adjunct faculty Jonathan Latiano was one of the three winners of the 2013 Mary Sawyers Baker Prize for $25,000. 

Clare Brown to Participate in Creative Mornings on May 24th

May 10, 2013

Clare Brown, Chair of Exhibition Design, has been asked to be the speaker at the May edition of Creative Mornings DC. 

2013 Student Award Winners

May 1, 2013

Congratulations to our 2013 Student Award Winners!

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"Superstition" at Open Studio DC

April 16, 2013



Join printers and poets for the opening reception of Superstition at
Open Studio DC on Saturday, May 4, 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Students in
the Corcoran’s MA program in Art and the Book collaborated with
poets in the Washington, D.C., area to create a series of prints inspired
by the theme “superstition.” Work will be on display until the end of May.