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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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Illustrating the dream

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Illustrating the dream

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What will you be?

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

Working on Your Portfolio?

Working on Your Portfolio?

CIA's Portfolio Tips video demonstrates how to photograph your work.

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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Joseph Minek

Adjunct Faculty, Admissions

Joseph received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Photography & Film from Virginia Commonwealth Universit...more

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Pre-College Program

Focus on your art at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.

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Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.