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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 03, 2011
Obama's Student Loan Plan Benefits CIA Students
Plan adds to CIA's successful financial aid efforts more
November 02, 2011
Photography Students Lend Their Skills for a Worthy Cause
CIA students give children with cancer a snapshot of art + joy. more
October 25, 2011
ID Students Give Back to the Community
CIA works with Cleveland Museum of Art to introduce art + design to high school... more
October 24, 2011
Campus Project Update: Designs Finalized for New New Building
Revisions to the design will make the new CIA building bigger and more attractive. more
October 20, 2011
Cleveland Institute of Art Presents Masters of Abstraction Gallery Show
One night, two amazing shows, three visionary artists more
October 12, 2011
Second Annual SculptureX
This year's event attendees will learn what it takes to pursue a MFA. more
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