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June 30, 2017
Three members of the Cleveland Institute of Art community, including CIA President Grafton Nunes, were honored by the Cleveland Arts Prize at a ceremony on June 29, 2017.
Nunes, who joined CIA as president in 2010, received the Robert P. Bergman Prize, which is given to “those rare leaders whose life and work are illuminated by an energetic and inspiring dedication to a democratic vision of the arts.”
During his tenure, Nunes has guided CIA through an ambitious renovation, transforming the campus, raising the school’s visibility and cementing its status as one of Cleveland’s vibrant, essential arts institutions. Nunes has also overseen a growth in enrollment, the continuation of a successful capital campaign and the ongoing nurturing of academic and artistic excellence.
“I accept this award recognizing that it honors...continue reading
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