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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...
September 26, 2013
CIA prof brings creativity to the community in two public art commissions
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September 25, 2013
Learning from young artists, designers
CIA announces panelists for NEXT teen career-development day more
September 20, 2013
2011 grad curates powerful exhibition, lecture series about contemporary mourning
September 19, 2013
Art Spot exhibition features fresh energy, ideas from CIA students
Exhibition in Lee Road's Wine Spot closes Nov. 8 more
September 16, 2013
Lunch On Fridays series offers brain nourishment for CIA, public
Lunch On Fridays isn't about sandwiches, exactly. But it is about refueling. more
September 11, 2013
Student's illustrations featured in solo show
Rob Benigno '14 earns a rare exhibition opportunity more
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