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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...
November 30, 2012
Joseph O'Sickey '40 to Receive Governor's Award
Joseph B. O'Sickey '40 has been selected to receive a 2013 Governor's Award for the... more
November 28, 2012
Scene Reviews A Tale in Two Cities
November 24, 2012
Former CIA President Remembered
Joseph McCullough built strong academic core and led college's growth in University Circle. more
November 13, 2012
Happy Birthday Cleveland Institute of Art!
Marking 130 years of art + design education more
November 05, 2012
Fish and Ships project receives Ford funding
Ford College Community Challenge (C3) grant supports CIA Industrial Design students' project to save wildlife... more
October 31, 2012
Animation Executive Reflects on CIA Days
Christopher Whittey, CIA's vice president of faculty affairs and chief academic officer, recently visited China... more
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