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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...
June 23, 2011
Student Profile: Wendy Birchfield '11, Industrial Design
"The reclaimed wood we used is so beautiful. I love the history of it, and... more
June 16, 2011
SculptureX Opens June 17, Featuring Two CIA Faculty
CIA drawing department head Sarah Kabot and sculpture department head Charles Tucker are among six... more
June 10, 2011
Cinematheque Announces New $5 Price for 25 & Under
The Cinematheque announces a new $5 price for those age 25 and under, plus the... more
June 09, 2011
Cinematheque Presents Six Polish Films by Skolimowski
Six movies by major contemporary Polish filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski will be shown between June 30... more
June 07, 2011
Interior Design Students Work with American Greetings
Students spent eight weeks collaborating with professionals at Cleveland-based American Greetings on a challenging retail... more
June 03, 2011
Two Shows This Fall Feature Three CIA Masters
CIA's Reinberger Galleries present two fall 2011 exhibitions featuring renowned artists Robert Mangold '59, Julian... more
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