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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...
August 27, 2014
New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, style
Uptown Residence Hall features suits, shared workspace, balconies, free laundry machines more
August 18, 2014
2014 grad to design whimsical playgrounds for Colorado company
Determination, work experience pay off for illustrator Brittany Lockwood more
August 18, 2014
CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list
Princeton Review releases its 2015 "Best Colleges" list more
August 13, 2014
Biomedical grad wins award for animation on stuttering
Hromi's project turns personal experience into a powerful learning tool more
August 11, 2014
Student-designed app teaches embryology, improves scores
CIA, CWRU students develop interactive software that brings human development to life for medical and... more
July 23, 2014
Professor's productive year saw exhibitions, acquisitions, residencies, travel, and press
Assistant Professor Barry Underwood reinvigorated after sabbatical more
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