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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...
April 17, 2014
Design major gets zombie's reception at her former school
Junior talked about her game idea, industrial design field more
April 16, 2014
Alumnus and superhero comics writer visits CIA
Five questions for Brian Michael Bendis '91 more
April 15, 2014
Students win $11,000 in Dealer Tire art competition
Winning artworks purchased for company's art collection more
April 14, 2014
CIA impressive to successful Disney, EA executive
Five questions for Jack Lew '71 more
April 11, 2014
Romanian visiting artist brings new perspective to CIA
Multi-media artist shares idea, techniques with students in one photography, two film classes. more
April 06, 2014
April 16 is encore of 360 Degrees of Sight + Sound: The Planetarium Project
CIA animations and CIM compositions will again surround visitors in immersive experience at Cleveland Museum... more
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