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CIA Exhibition: Jan 14, 2015

35th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Spring 2015 Open House

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Academics . Liberal Arts . Faculty

Liberal Arts Faculty

Andrew Dolan

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Art & Design History I: Ancient-18th Century | Art & Design History II: 18th Century-1945

Katherine Flach

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  An Introduction to African Art | Changing Views: Perspectives on African Art

Timothy Geaghan

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Writing + Inquiry II: Research and Intellectual Traditions

Rita Goodman

Title Associate Professor
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7376

Courses  Advertising + Consumer Culture | Advertising Images | Art & Design History II: 18th Century-1945 | Art & Design History III: 1945-Present | The Body: Tradition, Transformation, Transgression | Visual Culture + the Manufacture of Meaning

Degree PhD, Art History from the University of Michigan; MA, Art History from the University of Denver; BS, Speech Pathology and Audiology from State University of New York

Rita has received several awards and grants through the years including the Lucry Fellowship as well as grants from The Samuel H. Kress Foundation for their Travel Fellowship and Photographic Subvention Program among countless others.

Susan Grimm

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Creative Writing | Poetry Writing Workshop

David Hart

David Hart

Title Associate Professor of Art History, Liberal Arts Department
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7302

Courses  An Introduction to African Art | Art & Design History I: Ancient-18th Century | Art & Design History II: 18th Century-1945 | Art & Design History III: 1945-Present | Media Arts + Visual Culture: Installation | Race and Representation in Contemporary Art + Culture | Visual Culture + the Manufacture of Meaning

Degree PhD, Art History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MA, Art History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; BA, Political Science from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Dr. Hart is an Associate Professor of Art History in the Liberal Arts Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He taught African-American Art at UNC Chapel Hill as well as Wake Forest University before he came to the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Elizabeth Hoag

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Anthropology | Prehispanic Civilizations: The Aztec, the Maya, the Inca

Joyce Kessler

Joyce Kessler

Title Associate Professor of Literature
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7371

Courses  Hybrid Writing | Woman's Words | Writing + Inquiry I: Basic Composition + Contemporary Ideas | Writing + Inquiry II: Research and Intellectual Traditions | Writing + Inquiry III: Narrative Forms | Writing for the Art + Design Career | Writing for the Sciences

Degree PhD, American Literature from Case Western Reserve University; MA, Cleveland State University; BA, English Literature from Cleveland State University

Dr. Joyce Kessler is Associate Professor of Literature at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She earned her Ph.D. in American Literature from Case Western Reserve University.

She is the current Chair of Liberal Arts and served as Interim Dean of Faculty from 2005 to 2007. Dr. Kessler teaches courses in women's literature, comparative literature, narrative studies, literature and social history, basic composition, hybrid writing, and advanced expository writing. She has written on the topics of women's studies and stylistics, but her scholarship is focused primarily on the fiction of Willa Cather.

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