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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...
January 16, 2013
CIA honors George Gund III
Philanthropist co-founded the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. more
January 09, 2013
CIA Student's Photo Will Provide Inspiration for Upcoming Film
Nicole Matthew's photo has been selected by actor, Jamie Foxx, to be the inspiration of... more
January 07, 2013
Illustration Student Wins Scholarship
Amber Esner '13 Wins Scholarship in Design*Sponge Competition more
January 03, 2013
Meet One of "Cleveland's Most Interesting People 2013"
Kristen Baumlier-Faber, associate professor, video, was named one of "Cleveland's Most Interesting People 2013" by... more
December 19, 2012
CIA Hosts 33rd Scholastic Art Awards + Exhibit
The annual Scholastic Art Competition + Exhibition (January 14 to February 2) recognizes creative achievement... more
December 11, 2012
Six CIA Artists Capture Fellowships
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