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At Cleveland Institute of Art we are dedicated to teaching art and design students in an environment built exclusively for creative thinkers. Learn more about our amazing faculty of practicing artists and designers, small class sizes, and 15 majors in fine art, design, craft, and integrated media.

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What will you be?

Not sure which major to choose? Take this quick quiz for suggestions.

Portfolio Success Stories

Portfolio Success Stories

Watch current students discuss their portfolios and how they have evolved over their career at CIA.

Financing Your Education

Financing your education.

We are ready to clarify tricky topics, answer questions, discuss any concerns regarding your ability to afford CIA, or consider special financial situations.

Meet Your Professors

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Michael Lehto

Adjunct Faculty, Admissions

Michael Lehto works at the juncture of art, science, and technology, focusing on issues of sustainability and ...more

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The Art of Exchange

The Art of Exchange: Contemporary Cuban Art in Cleveland opens on November 2.

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