Tucker Walsh (BFA Photojournalism 2012) has been awarded an Award of Excellence in the 67th annual College Photographer of the Year competition. His "Weaving a New Beginning" won in the category of Individual Multimedia Story or Essay. The work chronicles two Zambian widows and a local non-profit, Chikumbuso, which helps women crochet and sell bags made from recycled plastics.
Alumni of the Corcoran's BFA Photojournalism program covered the 2012 Republican and Democratic conventions in Florida and North Carolina for top-tier publications, including Politico, UPI, andThe Hill. Adjunct faculty member Steve Elfers is leadingUSA Today's coverage of both conventions.
Current graduate students, Maria Veronica San Martin Riutort and Sarah MatthewsArt and the Book recent MA graduate, Tia Blassingame will be displaying their broadside work in the September Letterpress Guild of New England exhibition at the Arsenal Center for the ArtsWatertown in Massachusetts.
BFA Design alum Brock Boyts was the grand prize winner for Union Pacific’s “Great Big Rollin’ Railroad” competition in celebration of their 150th Anniversary. Brock and his wife Nellie created the grand prize winning animation together. Nellie had the opportunity to design the characters and creatures, along with remaking the original song into something that would complement the animation. Brock created, built, and animated the 3D models. Brock and Nellie's Union Pacific animation ad premiered on National Television.