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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...
July 22, 2014
CIA grad's iconic monument to be rededicated
Marshall Frederick created Cleveland landmark 50 years ago more
July 22, 2014
Thursday night concert series rocks CIA's neighborhood
Live entertainment on plaza every Thursday through Aug. 28 more
July 11, 2014
Hispanic teen mentored by 2012 grad has hopeful future at CIA
Incoming freshman won scholarship Esperanza, Inc. more
June 30, 2014
Cain Park Arts Festival, opening July 11, has CIA all over it
'82 CIA grad directs show, '14 grad is scenic painter, other grads exhibit work in... more
June 25, 2014
Cuyahoga County unveils county seal designed by CIA student
Graphic Design major's line drawings depict region's strengths more
June 24, 2014
CIA students' "Alice" illustrations on view at CWRU's library
Colorful illustrations were inspired by local book collection more
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