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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...
January 22, 2015
Interactive mural by Jessica Langley '05 represents the energy of Cleveland
Installation enlivens new RTA station on Cedar Hill more
January 09, 2015
Time-lapse video shows completion of major construction on new CIA building
New George Gund Building will unify CIA's now-divided campus more
January 08, 2015
Recognition, milestones were highlights of 2014 for CIA
Time-lapse video shows building construction more
January 07, 2015
Museum premiere of Kasumi film at Transformer Station Jan. 31, Feb. 1
CIA artist in residence premieres her "genuinely new and original cinematic language," Shockwaves more
January 05, 2015
Women's Art Club exhibition showcases some of CIA's earliest alumnae
Many members of pioneering group were CIA grads and faculty more
December 23, 2014
Printmaking project links students with seniors and their stories
Instructor Barbara Chira facilitates engagement across generations more
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