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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 01, 2011
Mike Kinsella Is New Director of Annual Giving + Alumni Relations
Mike Kinsella joined the Cleveland Institute of Art staff in June 2011 as director of... more
May 25, 2011
Oil Portrait Artist to Give Lectures, Workshop at CIA
Award-winning oil portrait artist Marvin Mattelson comes to CIA in June 2011 to give a... more
May 23, 2011
Filmmaker Chuck Hudina at Cinematheque May 24
Cleveland-born filmmaker Chuck Hudina will present a program of five of his short films on... more
May 16, 2011
Stanczak, Szilagyi Honored with Schreckengost Teaching Award
CIA honored retiring Professor Barbara Stanczak '90 and the late Professor John Szilagyi '42 with... more
May 09, 2011
Lowery Stokes Sims to Address CIA's Class of 2011
The Cleveland Institute of Art's 2011 commencement speaker is contemporary arts scholar and curator Lowery... more
May 06, 2011
Congrats to 2011 Traveling Scholarship Winners
Each year, six CIA seniors win awards to fund post-graduation travel and study. The awards... more
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