Story: Sep 26, 2014
CIA's Community Works series focuses on socially engaged art...
CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014
2014 Faculty Exhibition
Story: Sep 22, 2014
Television and film writer teaching narrative writing at CIA
Events: Oct 03, 2014
Lunch On Fridays: Haishan Deng
Social: a day ago via Facebook
Rachel Lamping '14 won first place and the audience favorite award at the California International Animation Festival 2014 for her 2D animation, "Different Not ...
Story: Sep 16, 2014
CIA Professor Tina Cassara inspires Sculpture Center exhibit...
Events: Oct 11, 2014
CIA Portfolio Day
Story: Aug 27, 2014
New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...
Events: Oct 18, 2014 @ William Busta Gallery in Cleveland, OH
A Creative Life featuring Paul Yanko
Blog: Sep 30, 2014
Bound by Flesh (2012) trailer
Blog . Places To Go, Things To See
Part of my Graduation "bucket-list" is to attend as many CIA events this year as possible. Looking back, I regret not going to more while still a Freshman or Sophomore. But the closer you get to commencement, the need to exploit these resources becomes increasingly urgent. I consider things like Carnivale, Laser Tag, and Cedar Point - gallery exhibitions, Lunch on Fridays, presentations, and open figure drawing wrapped in my enrollment (and tuition) as much as anything else. It's hard to say no when "free" opportunities are right in front of you, though we know we all do for one reason or another. So I'm trying to push myself more and more to make the most of these things (whether I have the time or not), even if it means stepping out of my comfort (or lethargy) zone or, more difficultly, stepping into something crowded with people. My favorite events from this year so far have been the Halloween Party (always), Cedar Point (their Halloween setup is FANTASTIC), Monsters Hockey (sadly, no major wipeouts or scuffles), Carnivale (they really pulled out all the stops this year), and Whirly Ball (polo/lacrosse/basketball with bumper cars, which is at once ridiculous, intense, and super fun). Speaking of Carnivale, you can check out your photobooth shots or satisfy voyeuristic curiosity at our Shutterbooth.com gallery. The sensational music was spun by local DJ Zoë Renee Jackson aka Saint of Eclectic Circus. The Student Independent Exhibition reception is TODAY (Fri Feb 7) 6-9pm in Reinberger Gallery (I'm told there will be cake), and the Brite Winter Festival tomorrow (Sat Feb 18) 5-10pm at Bridge Avenue and W. 26 Street in Ohio City. Next week, look for promotional material on student animation show 360? of Sight and Sound at the Natural History Museum's Planetarium (IMAX, man!), in collaboration with the Cleveland Institute of Music. Premiere is Thurs Feb 23 with two public screenings: 8:15pm and 9pm. Look for info on student price tickets. Lastly, join me in giving a hand to some of the groups that make these events possible (they do all this for you, folks):