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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 04, 2013
Culture Trip names CIA's Reinberger Galleries in top 10
CIA's Reinberger Galleries has made the top 10 list of an international website for travelers... more
October 25, 2013
CIA's new digital presence celebrates first birthday with honors
Website and mobile version of website both receive accolades. more
October 18, 2013
CIA grads brought Lucy to life at Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Seven alumni involved in makeover of exhibition about early human ancestors. more
October 09, 2013
President, enrollment director make recruitment trip to Asia
Nunes and Borden introduce CIA to high schools in China, Taiwan, Vietnam, and India in... more
October 03, 2013
2009 grad wins regional Emmy Award
Kyllea Kerg's short animation promotes local, sustainable agriculture. more
October 02, 2013
CIA students' illustrations beautify Euclid Avenue
Drab metal utility boxes become canvases for public art in collaboration with University Circle Incorporated. more
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