Posts Tagged ‘corcoran college of art & design’

Student Photographers Play With Presentation at the Corcoran’s NEXT

With all the uncertainty around the future of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design, the name of the annual student show—NEXT—seems hopelessly ironic this year. But what about the art?
The most notable sculptural works include Mayte Waldivia Veslasco’s eerie, spiritual series of five mounted antique, oval wood frames, [...]

Corcoran Appoints Consulting Director, Announces Deal With National Gallery of Art

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design announced a whole bunch of news today, including one new hire and one new partnership—and not the partnership that museum-watchers were expecting.
Corcoran board chair Harry Hopper III announced that the Corcoran has hired a new "consulting director": Peggy Loar. She is the founding director [...]

Corcoran and University of Maryland Weighing Partnership

University of Maryland Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin will meet with students and faculty at the Corcoran College of Art and Design on Monday, April 8, according to an internal email sent by Corcoran Provost Catherine Armour to Corcoran staff and faculty. Armour's email confirms that the Corcoran's board of trustees is [...]

Students Erect “4 SALE” Sign on Corcoran Facade

Students at the Corcoran College of Art + Design were greeted by large letters reading "4 SALE" in the windows above the facade of the New York Avenue NW entrance to the school. According to Corcoran student Katie Macyshyn, who captured the protest action on her blog, the artwork was "taken down by operations, who [...]

Corcoran Exhibits Paintings In Memory of Deceased Teacher Tom Green

Before longtime Corcoran instructor Tom Green died Monday night after a long struggle with Lou Gehrig's disease, a group of artists, galleries, students, and colleagues had been mobilizing to purchase one of his paintings for the gallery's permanent collection.
Green, who was 70, influenced countless artists during his nearly 40-year career as a Corcoran instructor. Last [...]

Arts Roundup: “Open Season On the Corcoran” Edition

Tyler Green: "The depth of the Corcoran’s predicament has been clear for a while." [Artinfo]
The Post is rich with metaphors for the Corcoran's present situation: David Montgomery and Lonnae O'Neal Parker analyze the rocky "marriage" between its school and struggling gallery [Post], and Phil Kennicott, speaking of the institution's possible move to the 'burbs, says "This [...]

Kirk Pillow Resigns as Corcoran College of Art + Design President

The Corcoran College of Art + Design announced today that Kirk Pillow, interim president at the school, has resigned. He is heading to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he will serve as provost.
Graduate studies dean and graduate design programs director Catherine Armour will serve as the Corcoran's provost. Fred Bollerer, the [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 13

We've said it before: Know your history. And if you don't wanna know your history, know this: Far Out vs. Hot Dang is here for you, regardless of your commitment. You can't say that about too many things, can you?

"One day in 2007, in Buenos Aires, nothing happened. It was ugly. "
Do Liberals Really Think [...]

Corcoran Grads Must Pay Alumni Association Dues to Be Considered for Alumni Exhibition

For the most part, the requirements for the Corcoran College of Art & Design's 2009 All-Alumni Exhibition seemed reasonable to Chris Combs. You had to be an alum, obviously, you could submit work from only the last three years, and you had to be a current member of the school's alumni association. Combs, who graduated [...]