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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...
December 07, 2011
Foundation Show Opens Wednesday
First-year students have their first show of the school year. more
December 05, 2011
Sculpture Student Completes Commissioned Work
Chris McConnell sculpts a masterpiece made from recycled materials. more
December 01, 2011
CIA Student Holiday Sale
Sale Is A Part of Holiday CircleFest on December 4. more
November 17, 2011
Thinking Green: CIA hosted "Designing a Sustainable Cleveland"
Local designers come together to discuss sustainability. more
November 14, 2011
ID Students Present Ideas to NASA
Students network with high-profile auto industry representatives. more
November 04, 2011
$5 Million Gund Gifts Help Fund CIA Campus Project
Combined family, foundation gifts bring total Gund commitment to $10 million more
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