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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 05, 2013
Instructor's painting show wins rave review
Dan Tranberg has solo show at 1point618 Gallery through Nov. 15. more
September 04, 2013
CIA grads accentuate the positive in Cleveland
Visual artists see the city's bright spots and envision a brighter future. more
August 27, 2013
Images reveal CIA's treasured artists' books
Intern created digital archive of books from Special Collections more
August 20, 2013
CIA named one of the "Best in the Midwest"
Only two colleges of art and design are on list of top Midwest schools. more
August 12, 2013
Biomed students translate science into healing
Illustrations, diagrams and animations help patients understand complex approach to treating paralysis. more
July 30, 2013
Douglas Paige '82 honored for water quality work
For CIA prof, it's easy being green more
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