Announcements for Alumni

Company founded by Corcoran Alumna wins 2009 Fairfax Innovation Center Award

August 10, 2009

The Corcoran College of Art + Design congratulates alumna Mary Welch Higgins for her company’s reception of the 2009 Fairfax Innovation Center Award, presented by the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority.

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 faculty member featured in The Washington Post

August 10, 2009

Digital Media Design and Graphic Design instructor John Carmody had his studio featured in The Washington Post Magazine’s Second Glance section. To see more from the shoot, please visit

Esther Hidalgo (Class of 2004)

August 10, 2009

Esther Hidalgo

Esther Hidalgo (Class of 2004) received an Honorable Mention award for En Foco's New Works Photography Awards #11, juried by Aperture's Editor-in-Chief Melissa Harris. The selected work was exhibited at El Taller Boricua Gallery in New York City.