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Story: Feb 18, 2015

CIA students create appealing designs for co-working space

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Events: Jan 19, 2015 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

CIA Freshman Mail Art at MOCA

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Story: Feb 11, 2015

Furniture design competition brings student work to MOCA Cle...

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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CIA Associate Professor and Chair of Printmaking Maggie Denk-Leigh and Ceramics Technical Specialist Amy Sinbondit will teach a Pre-College class for high schoo...

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Story: Jan 09, 2015

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Events: Feb 24, 2015

CIA Financial Aid Nights

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CIA video shows off new Uptown Residence Hall

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Events: Mar 04, 2015

Sarah McKenzie Artist Talk

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

Admissions . Contest . 2D3D Winners 

2D3D contest winners

After reviewing the work of 1,635 entries, six CIA faculty jurors made their final selections on February 23.

Best in Show winner

The "Best in Show" winner will receive a $2,500 cash prize and a prize from our sponsor, Faber-Castell.

"Baroque Feast," by Sophia Anthony, Senior; Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts; Hometown: Dallas, TX

Best in Category winners

The "Best in Category" winners will receive a $500 cash prize, a $10,000 annual scholarship ($40,000 total) to Cleveland Institute of Art, and a prize from our sponsor, Faber-Castell.

  • Visual Arts: "Baroque Feast," by Sophia Anthony, Senior; Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts; Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Digital Arts: "Writer's Block," by Katey Ladika, Senior; Forest Hills High School; Hometown: Windber, PA
  • Design: "Figure Drawing Dress," by Zihan Zhou, Senior; Pius XI High School; Hometown: Wauwatosa, WI
  • Craft: "Boss Mar," by Jane Tierney, Junior; Fine Arts Center; Hometown: Greer, SC

Juror's Special Merit winners

The "Juror's Special Merit" winners will receive a $200 cash prize.

  • Visual Arts: "Isolation," by Nicholas Raley, Senior; Carver Center for Arts & Technology; Hometown: Baltimore, MD
  • Digital Arts: "Below the Surface," by Rona Ahdout, Senior; University High School; Hometown: Irvine, CA
  • Design: "Caged in this Digital Age," by Kelsie O'Mara, Senior; Washburn Rural High School; Hometown: Topeka, KS
  • Craft: "Nailed Nails," by Thanh Vy Nguyen, Senior; Creekview High School; Hometown: Carrollton, TX


The "Runners-Up" will receive a $100 cash prize.

  • Visual Arts: "Math Class (self-portrait)," by Meredith Eudailey, Senior;  Douglas Freeman High School; Hometown: Richmond, VA
  • Digital Arts: "Washed Away," by Hannah Wood, Senior; Downers Grove South High School: Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
  • Design: "Bus Stop Design," by Henry Nordell, Junior; University School; Hometown: Gates Mills, OH
  • Craft: "Royaltea," by Scott Jones, Senior; Bryan High School; Hometown: Bryan, OH

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Art teacher winner:
art supplies drawing

Congratulations to Lauren Cunningham from Fort Worth Country Day High School in Fort Worth, TX, who was randomly selected in a drawing to win $1,000 worth of art supplies.

Pre-College Program

Pre-College Program

High school students: extend your learning and earn college credit, this summer, in CIA’s Pre-College program.

Entry Categories

Visual Arts

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture


  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture

Digital Arts

  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • Video + Film


  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Jewelry + Metals
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Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

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Save the date. Four celebration events.

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