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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...
July 24, 2013
CIA grad adds Cleveland pride to
July 23, 2013
Biomed student, grad honored at medical illustrators' conference
July 23, 2013
Remembering Joseph O'Sickey '40
Cleveland Institute of Art graduate Joseph B. O'Sickey '40 has died at age 94. more
July 22, 2013
CIA president hails Cleveland's cultural resurgence
July 19, 2013
Serious gaming: Biomed grad illustrates new Android game
Pirate-themed game released for the Android platform in July. more
July 18, 2013
CIA in NY Times feature about Cleveland arts scene
Article surveys history of University Circle and recent construction at our neighboring art museums. more
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