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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...
April 01, 2012
The Creative Experience: Joseph B. O'sickey '40 Reflects on Living a Vivid, Aware Life
Prestigious Alumni more
April 01, 2012
Charles Sallée's Joyous Work
CIA's Scholar-in-Residence Mark Bassett profiles CIA's first African-American graduate more
March 28, 2012
Communication Design Alum Premieres Movie at Film Festival
John Chuldenko's movie "Nesting" kicks off the prestigious Cleveland International Film Festival. more
February 03, 2012
What a Knight: 400 Friends Honor Chevalier Ewing
Night for a Knight, the celebration for Cinematheque Director John Ewing, drew about 400 friends... more
January 20, 2012
CIA Students Premiere Work in 360° of Sight + Sound
Three University Circle Institutions collaborate to create the "Planetarium Project." more
January 06, 2012
Interior Design Alum Wins Top Industry Award
Adam Carmichael '03 wins PAVE award. more
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