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May 24, 2016
'I can't let go of my practice'
By Clint O’Connor
Elmi found his art in America.
Growing up in El Salvador, Elmi Leodan Ventura Mata seemed destined to work in the corn and bean fields near his small rural village. Instead, earlier this month, he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a double major in painting and drawing from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Now he is lighting the fuse to a promising future as a painter.
“I am the first one in my family to graduate from high school and get a college degree,” says Elmi. “My parents had very little...continue reading
August 24, 2011
Cleveland Institute of Art 2011 Faculty Exhibition
CIA's annual faculty show opens with a reception on September 1 from 6-8pm. more
August 16, 2011
Student Summer Show Closes Aug 19
Don't miss your last chance to see the best of the 2010-11 year's senior thesis... more
August 05, 2011
Cinematheque Celebrates 25th Anniversary Weekend
Cinematheque at 25: Silver anniversary brings movie-packed weekend and flood of memories at Cleveland Institute... more
August 05, 2011
Student Profile: Robert Coby '11, Glass
"I helped to curate the Cleveland Museum of Art's studio glass collection." more
August 04, 2011
Student Profile: Trisha Shah '12, Biomedical Art
"I drew on my science and art talents to illustrate a major surgical milestone." more
July 29, 2011
Pre-College Program 2011: Success!
Each summer, creative high-schoolers from around the country come to CIA's two-week Pre-College Program in... more