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January 09, 2017
'I like that I can almost zone out and lose myself as I work'
Glass artist Michael Janis, co-director of the Washington Glass School in Mount Rainier, Md., specializes in sgraffito, a technique that uses crushed glass powder as a drawing medium. A 1983 graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Janis started his professional life as an architect, working first in Chicago and then moving with his wife to Australia. When the couple returned to the United States in 2003, Janis decided to dive into the art career he’d always wanted, and began a serious practice in glass.
Janis has an extensive list of public commissions, including casting...
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December 21, 2016
Visiting Artist: Nicola Tyson
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December 19, 2016
Student Profile: Elliott Marti
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November 28, 2016
Q&A: Josh Werling
Digital Output Center Coordinator more
November 22, 2016
Visiting Lecturer: Paulina Bebecka
Postmasters Gallery director looking for art of the moment more
November 21, 2016
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