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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...
November 19, 2013
Stanford University purchases furniture designed by CIA prof and made from deconstructed Cleveland homes
Hive Workstations already in use by CIA students. more
November 15, 2013
CIA receives $1 million in grants from Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation for campus unification
CIA will name its atrium for the renowned Cleveland entrepreneurs and philanthropists. more
November 11, 2013
CIA grads' Breakthrough Product commended by Popular Mechanics
Electric mower designed for MTD is deemed cutting-edge. more
November 11, 2013
Visual Arts seniors plan live video conference at MOCA
CIA, two other art schools to tackle art-making questions more
November 08, 2013
ABC's of Cleveland hotspots on view at airport
Type City Cleveland brings the city's iconic features to life in font more
November 07, 2013
Transferring to CIA: One student's experience
Josette Galiano, a senior majoring in Industrial Design, transferred to CIA from a neighboring university... more
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