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Academics . Foundation . Faculty . William Lorton


William Lorton

Title Visiting Instructor
Department Foundation
Phone 216.421.7381

Courses  Charette: Self + Other Voices | Design I | Fiber: Digital Images, Patterns + Structures | Image + Form I | Intro Sculpture Fabrication | String, Felt, and Thread | Visual Arts: Aesthetics, Style + Content | Weaving Patterns: Collective Activity

Bill Lorton received his BFA in Fiber + Material Studies from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA in Textiles from Kent State University. He is currently an adjunct faculty member in CIA’s Fiber + Materials Studies Department and also teaches courses in the Visual Art and Foundation curriculums. Lorton was selected for the 2009 Cheongju International Craft Competition, receiving an Honorable Mention. In 2012 he was part of an invitation exhibition at the Korean Craft Museum in Cheongju, South Korea. Lorton launched the Endangered Studies traveling curriculum in 2013 to preserve and promote a multitude of fiber art techniques.

Degree MFA, Kent State University; BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

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