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Scaling up for high-visibility commission

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February 27, 2017

Scaling up for high-visibility commission

CIA grad Mata '16 installs painting in EY Tower

By Betsy O’Connell

Elmi Ventura Mata’s sweeping explosion of colors now dominates the north wall of the EY Tower Lobby in the Flats East Bank. It’s not the first commission piece for Mata, who graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art last year, but “this is the most professional one in a public space,” he said. “It was a huge undertaking.’’

It also wasn’t what he originally submitted for the Ernst & Young Tower Lobby Art Competition, which was set up to give aspiring CIA artists an outlet for showcasing their art and nurturing and developing their talent. Mata’s work was selected...

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