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Apr 15, 2014

Students win $11,000 in Dealer Tire art competition

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Mar 15, 2014 @ MOCA Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

CIA's Traveling Sketchbooks make a last stop at MOCA

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Apr 11, 2014

Romanian visiting artist brings new perspective to CIA

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Mar 28, 2014

Dinner by Design Art of the Table, and a runway show

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Join us for the Biomedical Art Spring Show reception tomorrow, Apr. 17, from 5:30-7pm at the Humphrey Atrium Gallery at University Hospitals. Experience award-winning work centered on current issues in natural and medical science created with leading-edge art techniques in CIA's Biomedical Art program. The show runs April 14-25.

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Apr 06, 2014

April 16 is encore of 360 Degrees of Sight + Sound: The Planetarium Project

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Mar 28, 2014

The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi

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Mar 18, 2014

Corvette designer returns to teach, show his latest work

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Apr 14, 2014 @ University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH

2014 Biomedical Art Spring Show

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Apr 15, 2014

4/17-19: Benicio Del Toro in Jimmy P, Hitchcock's To Catch A Thief & more!

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Aug 20, 2013

CIA named one of the "Best in the Midwest"

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Apr 22, 2014 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

2014 Spring Design Show

Academics . Foundation . Courses

Foundation Courses

Jewelry & Metals: Production

Course No. MET364.1  Credits: 3.0

Jewelry and object production is a multifaceted and demanding avenue that can be navigated by many paths. We will explore a range of production concepts and methods with a focus on wearable jewelry and functional objects. The class will cover research of the marketplace, concepts and design, production techniques and technologies, presentation, packaging, time management, pricing, and artist/gallery relationships. Pieces will be produced weekly and bi-weekly through short term assignments and following demonstrations. Each student will fabricate one or more creative and salable limited production lines. The course will include preparation for shows and galleries, and participation in the student art sale. Slides, examples of actual works, visiting artists, and presentations supplement the class. Open to Jewelry and Metals majors an all electives. Pre-requisite: A minimum of one course in Jewelry and Metals. 3 credits.

Jewelry & Metals: Production

Course No. MET464.1  Credits: 3.0

Jewelry and object production is a multifaceted and demanding avenue that can be navigated by many paths. We will explore a range of production concepts and methods with a focus on wearable jewelry and functional objects. The class will cover research of the marketplace, concepts and design, production techniques and technologies, presentation, packaging, time management, pricing, and artist/gallery relationships. Pieces will be produced weekly and bi-weekly through short term assignments and following demonstrations. Each student will fabricate one or more creative and salable limited production lines. The course will include preparation for shows and galleries, and participation in the student art sale. Slides, examples of actual works, visiting artists, and presentations supplement the class. Open to Jewelry and Metals majors an all electives. Pre-requisite: A minimum of one course in Jewelry and Metals.

Jewelry + Metals: Production

Course No. MET264/364/464  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Matthew Hollern

Jewelry and object production is a complex and demanding avenue that can be navigated by many strategies. We explore a full range of production design, concepts, and technologies with a focus on wearable jewelry and functional objects. We address research, trends and concepts, ideation, design + redesign, production techniques + technologies, marketing, presentation, packaging, time management, pricing, and artist/gallery relationships. Challenges include short and long term projects based on demonstrations, research, and readings. The course is supplemented with presentations, examples of actual works, and visiting artists who make their living as production artists/designers. Ultimately you will conceptualize, design, and create one or more lines. The course includes preparation for shows and galleries, and participation in the Student Art Sale in December. Open to Jewelry + Metals majors and all electives. One course in Jewelry + Metals recommended.

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Cores + Connections

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While at CIA, you'll learn from the masters through our rigorous, world-class curriculum and connect with working professionals to begin your career.

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Pre-College Program

Sharpen your artistic skills at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.

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Nicky Nodjoumi and Dinner by Design exhibitions

CIA welcomes spring with two very different shows opening on March 28.

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Cores + Connections

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